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More than 5,500 asthma sufferers in Westmeath not using their inhaler correctly

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Two out of three of Ireland’s 470,000 people with asthma may be unknowingly aggravating their condition by not using their inhalers correctly.

Over 8,340 Asthma sufferers in Mayo are not using their inhaler correctly

The Asthma Society of Ireland and Irish Pharmacy Union launch Campaign encouraging people with asthma to get their inhaler technique checked. Not using inhalers correctly results in poor symptom control and a worsening in conditions.

How we breathe affects so many aspects of our everyday health, says local expert as World Asthma Day approaches

A Galway based bestselling author claims that the secret to weight loss, fitness, and wellness lies in the most basic and most overlooked function of our bodies - how we breathe.

Galway miracle tot stars in charity calendar

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A Galway toddler who was born weighing only 1.5lb has been chosen to feature in a charity calendar which is aiming to raise €40,000 to support premature babies and their parents.

COPD roadshow comes to Westmeath

People of Westmeath are urged to take the Save Your Breath COPD challenge as the roadshow visits Westmeath.

Warning of spike in asthma hospital admissions

The Asthma Society of Ireland is to hold a free, back-to-school, asthma clinic in Castlebar next month and is warning parents and teachers ahead of an expected spike in hospital admissions for children with the condition at this time of year.

Free back-to-school asthma clinics to be held in Galway for parents and teachers

Emergency hospital admissions for children with asthma increase significantly in the month of September, and the Asthma Society of Ireland is providing free training and support in Galway on September 16 to help parents and teachers.

Successful information day on quitting smoking at Mayo General

Mayo General Hospital held a very successful information day on quitting smoking in the hospital recenty. The event was organised by Claudia Oliveira, respiratory scientist and Michelle Redmond, a/respiratory clinical nurse specialist. The aim of the day was to inform members of the public, patients, and staff of the importance of quitting smoking. In addition, visitors to the information day were offered a carbon monoxide (CO) test. CO is a poisonous gas that has no colour or smell. It is one of the products found in tobacco smoke and this breath test can tell how much CO a smoker has in his/her body.

Aerogen growth continues with thirteen new jobs in Galway

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Galway-based medical device and drug delivery company Aerogen has announced that it is creating thirteen new high-tech positions at its base in Dangan.

Galway Chest Clinic to launch its third Breathe Freely course

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BY EBHAN LOUGHLIN

 

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