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Summer most dangerous time on roads

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 70,000 speeding offences have been detected so far this year, with one in 10 of these found to be travelling at least 30km/h ... Read more →

New plan for catastrophic injury payments

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

New legislation that would see catastrophically injured people receiving annual payments instead of a lump sum, has been proposed.... Read more →

Bounce-related injuries increase in May

Thursday 28th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Parents are being warned about the potential dangers of trampolines and bouncy castles. According to the VHI SwiftCare Clinics, w... Read more →

Ireland's smacking law criticised

Wednesday 27th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The controversial issue of parents smacking their children is being highlighted again after the European Committee of Social Right... Read more →

Experts to advise on new cancer strategy

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

A steering group to advise the Department of Health on a new cancer strategy for the country has been established. The National C... Read more →

Bowel cancer risk for overweight teens

Tuesday 26th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Teenagers who are very overweight may be much more likely to develop bowel cancer later in life, a new study has found. It is alr... Read more →

Free health services for Magdalen survivors

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who worked in the State's Magdalen Laundries are to receive free health services from July 1, the Government has announced. ... Read more →

Depression ups heart failure death risk

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with heart failure have a significantly increased risk of death if they suffer with moderate or severe depression, the resu... Read more →

Rise in teen sexual assaults

Monday 25th May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Rape and sexual assaults involving teenagers appear to be on the increase in Ireland, a new report has found. In some cases, thes... Read more →

Preterm births ups risk of preterm delivery

Friday 22nd May 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Women who were born prematurely have an increased risk of giving birth to a premature child, a new study has found. According to ... Read more →

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