November 29th, 2014

Doctor Karen



Recent figures from the National Cancer Registry of Ireland 2,863 people were diagnosed with breast cancer

How to reduce your breast cancer risk



The flu vaccine is a life-saver

Flu vaccines are not to be sniffed at


Are there any over the counter remedies?

My teenage daughter has very painful periods



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She's hot and bothered by constant cold


Getting a proper plan in place to manage asthma


Breast advice to screen for cancer risks

Breast advice to screen for cancer risks



Last orders for heart disease


I have put on ten pounds in weight over the past year. Could this be related to the oral contraceptive pill?

Is my weight gain due to contraceptive pill?


I have a two-month-old son and am worried there are too many vaccines given at one time

I'm worried there are too many vaccines for my child

Dear Karen: What is your advice regarding shots?