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Almost 9,400 patients on trolleys in March

Wednesday 6th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Almost 9,400 patients were left waiting on trolleys in Irish hospitals last month, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INM... Read more →

Hearing Awareness Week 2016

Monday 4th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Older people who wish to have to avail of a free health screening can so this week as part of Hearing Awareness Week 2016. The an... Read more →

Concern over low uptake of BowelScreen

Monday 4th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Bowel cancer is highly treatable if diagnosed early, however the number of people availing of a simple home screening test remains... Read more →

At least 1% of Irish children have autism

Monday 4th April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

At least 1% of children in Ireland have autism, which is similar to rates in the UK and US, a new study has shown. Autism, also k... Read more →

640 million people are now obese worldwide

Friday 1st April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Global obesity has tripled among men over the last four decades and more than doubled among women, the biggest obesity study ever ... Read more →

Students asked 'What's in the Powder?'

Friday 1st April 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

A new drug awareness campaign aimed at third level students has been launched. The ‘What's in the Powder?' campaign is call... Read more →

Parents shunning cervical cancer vaccine, IMO forum hears

Friday 1st April 2016 - Paul Cullen - Irish Times

Large number of parents are withdrawing their consent for their daughters to be vaccinated against the HPV virus due to adverse pu... Read more →

Skin cancer warning for outdoor workers

Wednesday 30th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

People who work in the outdoors need to be more aware of the dangers of skin cancer, experts have warned. According to a new Euro... Read more →

Men less likely to be honest with male doctors

Wednesday 30th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

Men die around five years earlier than women and this may be because men are less likely to go to a doctor, and once there, are le... Read more →

Housing crisis a big issue for suicide helpline

Wednesday 30th March 2016 - Deborah Condon - Irish Health

An increasing number of people are becoming suicidal as a result of the housing crisis, a charity has warned. According to the na... Read more →

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