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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.

Top 10 tips to help you quit smoking

Tired of trying to kick the habit? Weary of not being able to ditch the cigarettes?

Ask your pharmacist to help you keep your New Year’s Resolutions

With many of us abandoning our new year’s resolutions almost as soon as we begin, pharmacists are reminding people that they are there to offer support to those who want to have a healthier lifestyle.

Mayo GP meets with Fine Gael health committee on crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland

A delegation of GPs from rural communities throughout the country, including Noreen Lineen-Curtis based in Mayo, met with the Fine Gael Health Committee recently to give its views on the crisis facing general practice in rural Ireland. The delegation highlighted the pressing need for resources in rural general practice, the lack of which has plunged the service into a crisis not seen in Ireland since the mid-80s.

Kick the habit and reap the benefits

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The benefits of quitting smoking are numerous - from reducing the risk of heart attack, to an increase in energy levels. Lent is well underway, and with many people trying to quit smoking during this period, the Laya Healthcare health and wellness team have some helpful advice to ensure success.

You can kick the smoking habit in just 90 minutes!

Due to ongoing public demand, the highly successful Geoff Anthony Stop Smoking Clinic returns to the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon on Sunday February 22 and the Creggan Hotel, Athlone on Monday February 23.

HSE’s new service boosts quitting success rates

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A new quit smoking support service, launched by the HSE just in time for the many thousands of Irish smokers who are hoping to stub out once and for all this January, could help quitters to double their chances of curbing their deadly habit for good.

Irritable bowel relief at Care Cure Acupuncture

Irritable Bowel Syndrome can be a debilitating intestinal disorder with symptoms ranging from cramping to flatulence, bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, and nausea.

 

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