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Warding off winter chills

Christmas is around the corner. You are busy shopping and preparing for the festive season. It is chilly and damp outside and you cannot keep warm. Before long, you are sniffling and coughing and are battling with a cold.

Are you ready for the cold and flu season?

Acupuncture can be used to prevent the onset of colds and flus and, when caught early, stop them from turning into full-blown conditions. Studies have shown that certain acupuncture points are effective in boosting the immune system, and when combined with Chinese herbs this can be an extremely effective treatment for common winter illnesses.

Mayo revealed as Ireland’s best kissers

The results are in, Mayo has some of the best kissers in Ireland. Mayo recorded fewer outbreaks of the cold sore virus in 2010 than most other counties, according to a new all Ireland study conducted by A Vogel herbal remedies.

Mayo revealed as Ireland’s best kissers

The results are in, Mayo has some of the best kissers in Ireland. Mayo recorded fewer outbreaks of the cold sore virus in 2010 than most other counties, according to a new all Ireland study conducted by A Vogel herbal remedies.

Cold comfort

Colds are one of the most common ailments of the winter months. Almost 90 per cent of adults get a cold at least once or twice a year, according to the latest research.

Drop in number of MRSA cases at Galway hospitals

The number of cases of MRSA infection at Galway University Hospitals [University Hospital Galway and Merlin Park Hospital] has dropped - 10 patients with MRSA bloodstream infections were treated at the city’s public hospitals in the first six months of this year.

Winter vomiting curbs visiting at pre-discharge unit Kilcreene

A ban on visitors is in place at the Pre Discharge Unit (PDU) in Kilcreene Hospital, Kilkenny, in a bid to curb suspected cases of the Winter Vomiting Bug.

Beat that sore throat

Sore throats are mainly caused by viruses. They are often a symptom of various illnesses such as colds and flus, glandular fever, respiratory tract infections, tonsillitis, quinsy, chickenpox, measles and mumps.

Buzzing with health

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If you are battling a cold or flu or just feeling below par generally check out Manuka Health’s MGO Manuka honey.

Only use antibiotics when necessary, urges health chief

A local health specialist is urging people to reduce inappropriate antibiotic use. Otherwise we risk squandering one of the most important medical advances of the past 100 years, he warns.

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