April 25th, 2015

Doctor Karen

Regulations: This was the first time the sunbed industry was regulated by law

The dark side to sunbeds: New regulations on tanning come into effect


Diabetics pump for no needles

Insulin pump therapy has given siblings Ben (9), Emily Mai (7) and Harry (4) Ryan from Co. Tipperary a new lease of life and a life free of up to 15 daily insulin injections between them


Eating out? Order a small portion if out having a high calorie dinner

Yes, portion size matters

While we are now familiar with the idea of healthy eating, we’re less familiar with the idea of healthy portion sizes


Gerry Collins

Gerry lives on in lives he saved


My baby daughter was hospitalised with pneumonia


This is the first time the smoking rate has dropped below the 20 per cent barrier

Smoking a higher risk for the poor

Irish cancer society welcomes statistics on number of people smoking in Ireland


Inhaler concerns


Changes to the childhood vaccination schedule


Is sickness a tummy bug, or something worse

Is sickness a tummy bug, or something worse


Weight is a breeding ground for cancer


Ireland has the fourth-highest prevalence of asthma worldwide

Asthma Society asking people affected to be mindful of cold period

WINTER is here and it’s not going anywhere for a while!


Persisting cystitis symptoms


Irish girl's huge lung cancer risk


Irish lose the man v food war

A new report launched by safefood finds that Irish men’s food behaviour puts them at a disadvantage health-wise compared with women.


My back pain is keeping me awake at night, is it the mattress?

Dear Karen: Getting serious pain in my back in the last few months