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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 →

Diabetes-related amputations on the rise

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

The number of people with diabetes who had to have lower limbs amputated as a result of the condition increased last year, despite... Read more →

Living kidney donors reminded about expenses

Thursday 11th June 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Living kidney donors are being reminded that they can apply for a reimbursement of their expenses and loss of income that may have... Read more →

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