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Parents warned about rewarding kids with food

Wednesday 13th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Parents be warned - rewarding your little ones with food may lead to them becoming emotional eaters. According to UK researchers,... Read more →

Eviction has major impact on health

Wednesday 13th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who are facing eviction from their homes are up to 13 times more likely to suffer noticeably poorer health, a new study has... Read more →

New sexual health awareness campaign

Monday 11th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People are being encouraged to speak to their pharmacist about their sexual health and contraception needs. The call comes as par... Read more →

Cystic fibrosis has big impact on quality of life

Monday 11th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new survey has revealed the massive impact cystic fibrosis (CF) can have on people's quality of life. According to the findings... Read more →

Men view heavier women as less attactive

Monday 11th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Men do not tend to negatively judge other men who are heavier, however they do view heavier women as being less attractive, a new ... Read more →

Food labels should contain 'activity equivalent'

Friday 8th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Foods should be labeled with information on how much activity is needed to burn off the calories contained within, it has been sug... Read more →

Losing a partner ups risk of irregular heartbeat

Friday 8th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who experience the death of a partner are at an increased risk of developing an irregular heartbeat for up to a year afterw... Read more →

More strokes occurring in working age people

Friday 8th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

The number of people under the age of 65 who have suffered a stroke in Ireland has jumped by 26% in the last seven years, a confer... Read more →

Danger of defective tyres highlighted

Wednesday 6th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Vehicle factors, such as defective tyres, had a role to play in over 100 fatal road traffic accidents between 2008 and 2012, a maj... Read more →

Over 422 million people have diabetes

Wednesday 6th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Over 422 million people worldwide have diabetes and the global cost of this disease currently stands at $825 billion (€727 bi... Read more →

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