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Many people in the at risk groups for flu put themselves in danger of contracting a serious illness or even death by failing to get vaccinated, the HSE West’s director of public health warned this week.
Galway has the highest breastfeeding rate among mothers recently discharged from hospital in the three western counties of Galway, Mayo and Roscommon.
More than one-in-four babies are born by Caesarean section at Mayo General Hospital, according to new figures released this week.
The Government has this week published legislation that will prohibit operators of sunbed premises from allowing anyone under 18 to use sunbeds.
NUI Galway's Centre for Climate and Air Pollution Studies (C-CAPS) at the Ryan Institute has launched an air pollution forecast service that will help advise the public of periods of imminent outdoor pollution levels likely to exacerbate health problems, in particular, those associated with heart and lung conditions.
Overcoming the stresses and strains of daily life can be draining at best. Sometimes it becomes just too much and we feel anxious, frightened, and generally low. In times of great anxiety our qi (vital energy) cannot flow freely and is likely to become blocked.
Overcoming the stresses and strains of daily life can be draining at best. Sometimes it becomes just too much and we feel anxious, frightened and generally low. In times of great anxiety our Qi (vital energy) cannot flow freely and is likely to become blocked.
People aged over 65, pregnant women and residents of nursing homes are some of the at risk group whom the HSE West is urging to get vaccinated against flu this season.
Patients who had tests carried out at Mayo General Hospital to determine whether they had prostate cancer or not may have received inaccurate results, it has been revealed.
The introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol will contribute to reducing the “huge” human and economic cost of alcohol related harm, it was claimed this week.