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From TheJournal.ie Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals At Risk

Nurses are the victims in 70% of assaults in Irish hospitals

Figures from the HSE show how frequently nursing staff are assaulted.

From TheJournal.ie Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic Monkey Business

Scores of monkeys are wrongly being killed in Rio in a yellow fever panic

Mosquitoes are actually, in fact, those who transmit the yellow fever virus, not monkeys.

From TheJournal.ie Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft Identity Theft

Breach at US credit check company exposes 143 million people to identity theft

The breach happened in July but executives only informed the public this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths Le Cheile

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths

A new report found mentoring can significantly reduce the risk of a youth reoffending.

From TheJournal.ie Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths At Risk

Italy orders investigations after spate of childbirth deaths

The country has one of the lowest maternal mortality rates in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station Russia

Hungry polar bears trap researchers in weather station

The workers are living in a remote weather station on the north Russian island of Vaygach.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker At Risk

Thousands of vulnerable children are still waiting for a social worker

The number of cases yet to be assigned to a social worker has reduced by just over 5% since the end of 2014.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses Social Inclusion Plan

HSE to provide heroin users with antidote drug to prevent overdoses

Training sessions are underway with service users, family members and services.

From TheJournal.ie Five questions that everyone has about Ebola Outbreak

Five questions that everyone has about Ebola

Where did it come from? And how can it be overcome?

From TheJournal.ie At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession At Risk

At-risk youth may be 'unemployable' after recession

‘Meaningful’ action needed so vulnerable young people share in recovery.

From TheJournal.ie 49 per cent of people believe meningitis only affects small children. (They're wrong). At Risk

49 per cent of people believe meningitis only affects small children. (They're wrong).

A survey carried out by an Irish charity found there were some widespread misunderstandings about the illness.

From TheJournal.ie Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union Fertile Ground

Ireland has the highest fertility rate in the European Union

New figures from Eurostar also show that Ireland has a higher than average rate of people who are at risk of poverty and social exclusion and has experienced one of the highest falls in employment.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline At Risk This post contains images

Ireland’s most common birds of prey are in decline

BirdWatch Ireland has warned that the long-eared owl, the barn owl and the kestrel are in crisis due to lack of food.

From TheJournal.ie Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink At Risk

Demand for exotic pets pushes species to brink

For every endangered animal in a pet shop or home – ten others could have died during capture or transportation.