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Butt out — nighties, nicotine, and thin blue lines

Picture the scene. It will be like something from that film The Way Back, in which a bedraggled group of strangers make the remarkable journey from the gulags of Siberia all the way to India. It will be something akin to the famine memorial at the docks in Dublin, the desperation evident on the skin of the starved and the desperate.

Forty five homes in Galway found with high levels of cancer-causing radon gas

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Twenty three per cent of Galway homes recently tested for radon were found to have high levels of the cancer-causing gas according to figures released today by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

Twenty three homes in Mayo found with high levels of cancer-causing radon gas

Fifteen per cent of Mayo homes recently tested for radon were found to have high levels of the cancer-causing gas according to figures released by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

Smokers claim socialising is the main cause for increase in smoking

New research carried out on behalf of Aviva Health Insurance has revealed that 61 per cent of Connacht and Ulster smokers claim an increase in socialising as the reason for smoking more during the Christmas period. In addition, more than half of Connacht and Ulster smokers are planning to quit the habit in the New Year during Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

Irish Cancer Society concerned over rising lung cancer rates in women

At the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Lung Cancer Awareness campaign 2012, the society has expressed concern at a recent report which shows lung cancer has overtaken breast cancer as the biggest cause of cancer death in women in Ireland for the first time. This year the society is encouraging everyone to Look After Your Lungs, know how best to prevent lung cancer, know the signs and symptoms and if you are concerned, go to your GP.

Three new consultants appointed to Galway hospitals

A local TD is calling for a clear plan to be drawn up in the New Year to illustrate how the appointment of three new consultants to University, Merlin Park and Portiuncula Hospitals will work in the various facilities.

No more pills for your asthma, cough, and breathing problems

The World Health Organization lists hundreds of conditions that can be treated with acupuncture. Some of the conditions that affect breathing are infections, such as colds and flu, bronchitis, asthma, and eye, ear, nose, throat, and sinus infections. Patients with lung cancer could find acupuncture useful to strengthen their immunity and reduce the side-effects of conventional medicine.

Homes in Kilkenny have high levels of radon gas

Thrity two homes in Kilkenny have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, according to figures released yesterday (Thursday) by the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII).

Cancer-causing radon gas found in Mayo homes

Eighty-three homes in Mayo have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, with 14 of these homes presenting with radon levels more than four times the acceptable level.

High levels of cancer-causing radon gas found in Mayo homes

Eighty-three homes in Mayo have been found to have high levels of cancer-causing radon gas in the past nine months, with 14 of these homes presenting with radon levels more than four times the acceptable level.

 

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