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Kids' bedrooms should be screen-free

Monday 20th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Parents are being urged to keep televisions and phones out of children's bedrooms, as these may be impacting on the amount of slee... Read more →

Many do not understand palliative care

Monday 20th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Many people have a poor understanding of what palliative care is and who it is for, a new survey has found. Palliative care aims ... Read more →

Many underestimate risk of few cigs

Monday 20th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - www.irishhealth.com

Many people still underestimate the damage to health even a few cigarettes can cause, new research suggests. According to French ... Read more →

24,000 may have undiagnosed diabetes

Friday 17th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Some 24,000 people in Ireland could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes, a new study indicates.It looked at almost 30,000 people betw... Read more →

Cancer Society concerned about e-cigarettes

Friday 17th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

The Irish Cancer Society (ICS) has expressed concern that e-cigarettes may actually increase smokers' dependence on nicotine.It ma... Read more →

Teaching kids about abuse in school beneficial

Friday 17th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Children who are taught about sexual abuse in school are more likely to tell an adult if they have been abused themselves, compare... Read more →

Few teens regularly use e-cigarettes

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

While e-cigarettes appear to be popular among teenagers, few of those who try them will become regular users, a new study suggests... Read more →

Divorce increases heart attack risk

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

Women who get divorced are more likely to suffer a heart attack than women who remain continuously married, a new study has found.... Read more →

7,000+ cancers detected by BreastCheck

Wednesday 15th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

Over 1.2 million mammograms have been provided to women as part of BreastCheck, the National Breast Screening Programme, since its... Read more →

GPs should not treat teens as kids

Tuesday 14th April 2015 - Deborah Condon - http://www.irishhealth.com/

GPs need to be aware of how fast teenagers can change and they should not treat this group ‘as though they were young childr... Read more →

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