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COPD community care exercise programme launched in Westmeath

Ahead of World COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Day, which takes place on Wednesday, November 21, COPD Support Ireland, the umbrella body for 20 local COPD support groups, has announced a community-based exercise programme for people with COPD in County Westmeath.

'Cancer taught me to reassess my priorities,' says doctor

When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.

Irish Cancer Society urges women to be breast aware this October

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With a 25 per cent increase in the number of breast cancer cases over ten years, the Irish Cancer Society is urging women to be aware of the signs and symptoms of the disease.

How Stress Affects the Body

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Acute stress is a response to imminent danger, it turbo charges the system with powerful hormones that can damage the cardiovascular system.

Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer

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The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.

Home Instead Galway hosts free dementia workshops in the community

Home Instead Senior Care Galway and local libraries are hosting a series of free Dementia Workshops this September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month.

Working on a cure for arthritis

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The Mayo branch of Arthritis Ireland is hosting an information evening about ground-breaking arthritis research in Ballina this Thursday.

Empowered Mama event this weekend

Shirley Tutty and Rosie Greaney are delighted to be hosting their second Empowered Mama event entitled 'Empowered Mama – Self Care with Essential Oils, Meditation and Yoga', in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone, on July 14 from 10am to 2pm.

Wellness – looking after you

Believe it or not, it is half way through the year. How has 2018 been going for you in terms of wellness?

Increase in demand for palliative care services drives need for new hospice

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A planning application for a new €20 million Galway Hospice at Merlin Park is to be submitted to Galway City Council over the next few days, in response to increased demand for palliative care services across a range of conditions.

 

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