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New freephone helpline for heart disease/stroke

Monday 30th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Some 27 people die every day in Ireland as a result of heart disease and stroke, while almost 300 new cases are diagnosed daily, t... Read more →

Tallaght Hospital tackling malnutrition

Wednesday 25th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

One of the busiest hospitals in the country has launched a new campaign aimed at combating malnutrition. Malnutrition refers to u... Read more →

Agreement on committee to develop health plan

Wednesday 25th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Agreement has been reached on the establishment of an all-party committee, which will be tasked with developing a 10-year vision f... Read more →

More hospice services for children needed

Wednesday 25th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

More hospice and palliative care services are urgently needed for children in Ireland, LauraLynn has said. LauraLynn is the only ... Read more →

'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' mark launched

Monday 23rd May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A ‘Breastfeeding Welcome Here' mark has been launched in an attempt to change Irish people's attitudes towards breastfeeding... Read more →

Anger over new HSE recruitment embargo

Monday 23rd May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Doctors and nurses have reacted angrily to the latest recruitment embargo announced by the HSE. The HSE has said that no new doct... Read more →

Most believe doctors tell the truth

Monday 23rd May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Deborah Condon

The vast majority of people trust doctors to tell the truth, a new survey has found. According to the findings, nine in 10 people... Read more →

Over 45% have private health insurance

Friday 20th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 46% of the population now has private health insurance, the latest figures from the Health Insurance Authority (HIA) have s... Read more →

Obesity costs Europe billions

Friday 20th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Obesity will have a ‘devastating' impact on healthcare costs and productivity throughout Europe unless it is urgently tackle... Read more →

More people using web to research health

Friday 20th May 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of Irish people using the internet to research health problems is on the increase and around 70,000 people have purchas... Read more →

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