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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.

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.

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.


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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.

Quit smoking this Ash Wednesday

The HSE is marking National No Smoking Day, which takes place on Wednesday March 9, by reminding smokers that quitting is one of the most important steps they can take to improve their health and their quality of life.

Mayo smokers spending some €1,500 per year on cigarettes

New research from Aviva Health Insurance reveals that a fifth of Mayo people who filled out the Aviva online health check are smokers, with a higher proportion of females (21 per cent) than males (19 per cent) smoking. The research also revealed that Mayo smokers consume an average of 11 cigarettes every day, costing the smoker approximately €132 each month and €1,584 per year, despite the continuing bite of the recession.

Mayo struggling to stub out smoking

New research from Aviva reveals that approximately 20 per cent of those completing an online health check and who admit to smoking are from Mayo.

Westmeath has most smokers - survey

Westmeath has more smokers than any other county in Ireland, according to new research published by health insurer Hibernian Aviva.


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