March 28th, 2015

Doctor Karen

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

Yes, portion size matters


Gerry Collins

Gerry lives on in lives he saved

The HSE today offered its support, sympathy and gratitude to the family of Gerry Collins, who features in the QUIT campaign, and who died from tobacco-related lung cancer one year ago today


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



Inhaler concerns


Changes to the childhood vaccination schedule


Is sickness a tummy bug, or something worse


Weight is a breeding ground for cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in Ireland. It is esti­mated that about one third of cancers could be prevented by eating a healthy diet, being physically active and maintaining a healthy weight



Irish girl's huge lung cancer risk


Irish lose the man v food war



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


I've wet myself a number of times in the last few days


AccordingMore than 40,000 people over 50 years old in Ireland suffer from Atrial Fibrillation

Irish Heart Foundation urging adults to learn how to take their pulse

More than 40,000 people over 50 years old in Ireland suffer from Atrial Fibrillation


The Asthma Society is asking people to be conscious of the Christmas triggers

Beware of Xmas asthma triggers, warns Asthma Society of Ireland


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Paying the price after trips to GP

Paying the price after trips to GP