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Pain can affect holidays, work

Thursday 16th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Many people are currently jetting off on, or are just back from, their summer holidays. However, a new survey has found that almos... Read more →

People with disabilities more likely to be poor

Thursday 16th July 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with a disability are more likely to be poor and depend on social welfare for their income, a new report has revealed. The... Read more →

Drinking during pregnancy common in Ireland

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

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy is very common in Ireland and women are much more likely to drink while pregnant if they smoke, ... Read more →

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 →

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