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Children - the forgotten face of arthritis

Ireland is in the midst of an arthritis crisis with almost one million adults and more than 1,000 children living with arthritis, making it the most common cause of disability nationally.

New health Bill will tackle alcohol misuse

Three people die in Ireland every day as a result of alcohol misuse. Alcohol is linked to seven types of cancer, including those of the liver, colon, and breast in women. Alcohol is a factor in one in 10 deaths before the age of 50.

The many health benefits of eating garlic

Garlic has been used since time immemorial as both a culinary spice and medicinal herb, and plays an important part in traditional Chinese medicine. 

Nursing opportunities await at the Galway Clinic which holds Open Day this weekend

The HSE recruitment embargo of 2009 meant zero jobs for 1,500 nurses graduating in Ireland each year. They were instead forced to go overseas for jobs and further training. Top destinations in 2014/2015 have been the UK, Australia, USA and UAE (in particular, Dubai). The current nursing crisis is creating a high demand for nursing staff, in particular, those with additional specialised or sub-specialised training. The call is out. Nurses come home.

Food intolerance testing: lose weight, boost energy, beat the bloat

Do you find it impossible to lose weight and keep it off despite your best efforts to diet? Does everyone around you seem to eat more than you - and yet somehow end up slimmer? Do you struggle to resist carbohydrate foods such as bread, cakes, chocolate, crisps and pasta? Do most of your excess pounds sit around your tummy? Do you feel tired for much of the time, irritable and unable to focus? Do you feel bloated and sluggish?

High tea and fashion — let’s celebrate

PoppySeed Clarinbridge hosts its Fashion and High Tea event on Thursday next, October 15, at 8pm. Following the excitement of last year's event the PoppySeed team will introduce the finest fashions from Ail Ruin Design Centre, Inspired By Accessories, and Meadows & Byrne while guests enjoy a sumptuous high tea of handmade treats.

2,500 Galway children a year will use new national children’s hospital

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More than 2,500 Galway children may benefit from the services provided by the new €650 million national children’s hospital in Dublin, which is expected to be completed by 2019.

Fulbright Commission to visit AIT

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Representatives of the Fulbright Commission of Ireland will visit Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) on Thursday, October 8, to talk to students and researchers about funded postgraduate study, research, or teaching in the US.

BreastCheck returns to St Vincent’s Hospital

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A BreastCheck mobile digital screening unit is on location in the grounds of St Vincent’s Hospital, beside the Health Centre, in Athlone.

Vaccine the only defence against flu

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has joined the HSE in urging people in at-risk groups to get vaccinated against influenza, warning that flu causes severe illness and death in Ireland every year.

 

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