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New campaign raises awareness on COPD

A new campaign is being launched to raise awareness about COPD, the respiratory disease which killed nearly 100 people in Mayo last year.

Campaign launched to fight leading cause of blindness

A new campaign has been launched to raise awareness about the leading cause of blindness in working-age people in Ireland - diabetic macular edema (DME).

Irish Cancer Society support programme

The Irish Cancer Society is launching a new programme to help those recently diagnosed with secondary cancer to learn about and discuss the practical and emotional issues of their diagnosis in a safe, confidential, and supportive environment. The six month programme, which will be facilitated by clinical psychologist Aine Melinn, will commence in March 2013 and meetings will take place at the Irish Cancer Society headquarters in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

COPD awareness campaign

Talk show host Joe Duffy is encouraging people living with a potentially fatal lung condition that it is not too late to seek help from their healthcare professional. The broadcaster made the plea to coincide with the launch of new research to mark an awareness campaign on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), supported by Novartis and the Irish Thoracic Society.

Don’t talk to Joe, talk to your GP

Free lung screenings are to be made available in Athlone this weekend, on Saturday November 17 in Athlone Towncentre.

Free AMD eye testing in Westmeath

This year’s AMD Awareness Week is running from September 22-30 to promote early detection of the signs of AMD (age-related macular degeneration), the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.

Free AMD eye testing

New research carried out among people in Ireland over the age of 50 identified sight loss as their most commonly held fear, with 40 per cent of respondents highlighting that they would miss their independence most if they were affected by visual impairment, followed by reading (23 per cent) and driving (16 per cent).

 

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