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There’s never been a better time to quit smoking

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Is quitting smoking something you’ve wanted to do for a while? Well, there’s never been a better time to give up.

Irish Heart Foundation urges investment in smoking cessation measures

The HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), Healthy Ireland and partners, have launched a SunSmart campaign, supporting people with simple ways in which they can enjoy the sun safely, while protecting themselves and their family.

Support for business is critical in post COVID-19 recovery

Local Minister of State, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, said the Government’s comprehensive package for businesses negatively impacted by COVID-19 is critical in the post-lockdown recovery.

Seventy people attend methadone clinic in Galway

More than 70 people with heroin dependence attend a methadone clinic in Galway, a meeting of the HSE West’s regional health forum was told recently. Methadone, an opioid substitute, is used to help treat people who are addicted to heroin.

'If I can just get in there and swim I can be on the road to recovery'

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It is winter. Cold out. Most of us sane people cosy up to a toasty, warm, fire in the evening. On the other hand there are the hardy souls of the Atlantic Masters Swimming Club who plunge into the icy ocean at all times of the year and live to tell the tale and even thrive on the experience.

Mayo Woman Shares Story of Hope and Recovery Ahead of World Mental Health Day

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October 10 marks World Mental Health Day, a day when mental health awareness and the importance of looking after our mental wellbeing is promoted globally and locally.

Parsons ready for the long road to recovery

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Facing into his long road of rehabilitation Tom Parsons spoke this week about how appreciative he has been for the messages of support that have flooded in following his horrific injury against Galway last month.

Connolly welcomes return of bus service for St Francis Primary Care Unit after one-month cessation

After an absence of almost one month, a bus service to cater for the day centre at St Francis Primary Care Unit in Newcastle, has been reinstated, a move which has been welcomed by Independent TD Catherine Connolly.

Tips to help you quit smoking this year

For many people, the new year comes as an opportunity to kick some old habits and start afresh.

Nutrition can support you in quitting smoking

This time of year many of us make positive lifestyle changes, quitting cigarettes being one of the top New Year’s resolutions. This is brilliant news, as more than 5,200 lives are lost to tobacco related illness each year in Ire land. But many people soon begin to find it hard and abandon their efforts. The highly addictive nature of nicotine is due to its effect on adrenal hormones, blood sugar, and brain chemistry. The good news is there are simple dietary changes that support the body and mind and reduce the unwanted cravings and side-effects.

 

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