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Mayo Healthy Living Month

Erris leads the way with healthy heart talk

Healthy body, healthy mind

The correlation between health and beauty is an obvious one but one that can be all too easy for us to ignore. We can point to the likes of Kate Moss, who live unhealthy lifestyles yet are famed for their beauty. What we often forget is that few people are blessed with such good genes and that every cigarette and late night has a tendency to show up in later years.

Smoking ban outside hospitals will be rolled out nationally in 2015

The issue of smoking outside public hospitals in Galway was raised at the Health Forum West meeting this month once more by chairman, Padraig Conneely, who stated there were problems for smokers wanting to have a cigarette since the ban was introduced last month.

Galway hospitals become smoke-free zones

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From yesterday, Galway University Hospitals (GUH) has introduced a smoke free campus policy on National No Smoking Day which means that patients and visitors will no longer be allowed to smoke in areas near the entrance and must leave the grounds to do so.

Butt out — nighties, nicotine, and thin blue lines

Picture the scene. It will be like something from that film The Way Back, in which a bedraggled group of strangers make the remarkable journey from the gulags of Siberia all the way to India. It will be something akin to the famine memorial at the docks in Dublin, the desperation evident on the skin of the starved and the desperate.

Smokers claim socialising is the main cause for increase in smoking

New research carried out on behalf of Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that 61 per cent of Connacht and Ulster smokers claim an increase in socialising as the reason for smoking more during the Christmas period. In addition, more than half of Connacht and Ulster smokers are planning to quit the habit in the New Year during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Socialising leads most Connacht smokers to increase smoking

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New research carried out on behalf of Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that 61 per cent of Connacht and Ulster smokers (including those living in Galway) claim an increase in socialising as the reason for smoking more during the Christmas period.

Local teenager features in new anti-smoking TV ad

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A local girl, who lost her mother to cancer just over a year ago, features in a new nationwide television ad campaign aimed at getting people to quit smoking.

New smoking ban proposal is most welcome

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly must be commended for proposing to introduce groundbreaking legislation which will ban smoking in cars where children are present.

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco related disease

The HSE has begun a new health education campaign aimed at encouraging smokers to quit. Smoking is the single biggest cause of illness, disability, and death in Ireland.

 

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