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Sugary drinks kill thousands worldwide

Tuesday 7th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Sugary beverages, such as fizzy drinks and fruit juices, may be responsible for as many as 184,000 deaths worldwide every year, ac... Read more →

Packaging key to kids' food choices

Wednesday 1st July 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children are more likely to reach for healthy foods if the packaging appeals to them, a new study has found. "The food industry h... Read more →

Avoid squatting in skinny jeans

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

If you need to carry out a task that involves lots of squatting, do not wear skinny jeans, doctors have advised. They have found ... Read more →

Major funding cut for domestic abuse charity

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The extension of a vital national helpline for women who are victims of domestic abuse may be delayed because of a cut in funding.... Read more →

People visiting their GP more often

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

As Ireland pulls out of recession, people are starting to visit their GP more often, new data has shown. According to the 2015 Pf... Read more →

Recession has big impact on suicide rates

Wednesday 17th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The impact of the recent recession on suicide and self-harm rates has been highlighted in a new Irish study. Researchers at Unive... Read more →

Chocolate may be good for the heart

Wednesday 17th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who eat up to 100g of chocolate per day may have a lower risk of developing heart disease or suffering a stroke, a new stud... Read more →

Rise in first-time callers to rape helpline

Wednesday 17th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The number of first-time callers to the national helpline for victims of rape jumped by 30% last year, a new report has shown. Ac... Read more →

10,000 kids signed up for free GP care on day 1

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Some 10,000 children aged five and under were signed up for free GP care during the first day of registration for the scheme, the ... Read more →

Men urged to know early cancer signs

Tuesday 16th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Irish men are being encouraged to make themselves aware of the early warning signs of cancer.According to the Irish Cancer Society... Read more →

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