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Breast Cancer Awareness

Awareness helps to save lives…Breast Cancer Ireland are keen to promote education and awareness amongst women of all ages.

The War against smoking in Ireland

The Irish government keep up the pressure to make us a healthier nation. 2003 – 28.28% of the population smoked 1 cigarette or more a day in Ireland. 2014 – Male and female smoking has declined to 21.55% and 17.59% respectively. (Statistics from HSE National Tobacco Control Office Health and Wellbeing Division) Here’s why…. 2004…

What is a Stroke?

A stroke occurs when a blood vessel, which is carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain, bursts or is blocked by a clot. This causes an interruption of the blood supply to part of the brain. This can damage or destroy brain cells which will affect body functions. For example, if a stroke damages the part of the…

Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes in Ireland

Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes in Ireland Here are the stats about type 2 diabetes in Ireland today 24,000 likely to have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes in Ireland. Type 2 diabetes symptoms often develop slowly. … Look for: Increased thirst and frequent urination. Excess sugar building up in your bloodstream causes fluid to be pulled from…

Breast Cancer

12 Signs of Breast Cancer Do you know what breast cancer looks like. Take a look at the image above.


Cataract has become one of the most popular surgeries carried out in ENT departments in Irish Hospitals

Daffodil Day

The Irish Cancer Society’s Night Nursing Service is available to individuals who wish to remain at home.

Homecare reform

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