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Many delay GP visits due to cost

Thursday 30th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

At least six in 10 people who do not have medical cards delay going to see their GP or consultant because of the cost involved, a ... Read more →

Half unaware they have high blood pressure

Thursday 30th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Almost half of Irish people with high blood pressure are unaware of their condition, a new study has found. Furthermore many of t... Read more →

Timing of treatments key with arthritis

Thursday 30th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People with the painful condition, rheumatoid arthritis (RA), could see a major improvement in their condition if their treatments... Read more →

Parents have poor knowledge of vaccinations

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over half of Irish parents do not know which diseases their children have been vaccinated against, a new survey has revealed.Curre... Read more →

Public warned about Lyme disease

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

People who spend lots of time outdoors are being reminded of the importance of protecting themselves against Lyme disease, which i... Read more →

1 in 5 kids think nuggets are healthy

Wednesday 29th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

At least one in five Irish children aged between six and 12 years think that chicken nuggets are healthy, while a similar number b... Read more →

Pharmacists want to offer more vaccines

Tuesday 28th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Pharmacists have called on the Government to allow them to provide more vaccination services to the general public.Pharmacists alr... Read more →

Sun can cause skin damage on most days

Tuesday 28th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/article.html?id=24609

Pharmacists have called on the Government to allow them to provide more vaccination services to the general public.Pharmacists alr... Read more →

Bullying 'worse than maltreatment'

Tuesday 28th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com

Children who are bullied by their peers suffer worse mental health problems in the long term than those who have been maltreated b... Read more →

Morning after pill policy 'unacceptable'

Monday 27th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Pharmacists have called for an end to the practice whereby women with medical cards who wish to obtain the morning after pill free... Read more →

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