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Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm
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Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

Jul 15th 2017, 6:00 PM 13,907 Views 17 Comments

People who work more than 55 hours a week are at risk of atrial fibrillation.

A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades
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A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades

Jun 10th 2017, 8:30 AM 15,795 Views 13 Comments

A study shows that adults whose parents separated during childhood are at an increased risk for poorer health.

These chocolate Santas are being recalled because they may have plastic in them
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These chocolate Santas are being recalled because they may have plastic in them

Jan 19th 2017, 5:41 PM 16,866 Views 21 Comments

It applies to the 200g size of the chocolate Santa.

Exercising hard when you're stressed makes you three times more likely to have a heart attack
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Exercising hard when you're stressed makes you three times more likely to have a heart attack

Oct 11th 2016, 8:22 AM 10,016 Views 14 Comments

Researchers say it’s okay to exercise to relieve stress, just don’t go overboard.

Hundreds of Irish women could have contaminated breast implants
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Hundreds of Irish women could have contaminated breast implants

Sep 25th 2015, 7:15 PM 12,896 Views 31 Comments

This comes as a Brazilian manufacturer has had its certificate of conformity withdrawn.

Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children
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Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children

Oct 30th 2014, 7:00 AM 8,882 Views 23 Comments

Safefood will make a number of recommendations to the Department of Health on these products by the end of this year.

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste
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Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste

Jun 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,638 Views 83 Comments

Ireland has the highest incidence of VTEC in Europe – a particularly nasty strain of E. coli.

Slimfast bars pulled from shelves over possible health risk
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Slimfast bars pulled from shelves over possible health risk

May 3rd 2014, 12:13 PM 22,392 Views 24 Comments

Peanuts, wheat, oats and gluten are in the bars – but the wrapper doesn’t make it clear.

Column: This is home – a mouldy kitchen, faulty electrics, damp and children with respiratory illnesses
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Column: This is home – a mouldy kitchen, faulty electrics, damp and children with respiratory illnesses

Nov 20th 2013, 1:15 PM 1,027 Views 120 Comments

One desperate renter details what it’s like to live in a substandard apartment.

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears
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Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears

Jul 19th 2013, 7:45 AM 17,251 Views 37 Comments

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, commonly known as CJD, is a very rare form of dementia that is not curable.

Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death
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Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death

May 30th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,666 Views 25 Comments

Research has also found that the size of these risks can be predicted.

Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should
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Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should

May 29th 2013, 1:13 PM 15,557 Views 59 Comments

A substance use expert says a ban on drinks advertising is needed in order to foster a healthier relationship with alcohol.

Poll finds 85 per cent support abortion 'in certain circumstances'
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Poll finds 85 per cent support abortion 'in certain circumstances'

Feb 11th 2013, 7:44 AM 5,726 Views 129 Comments

The Ipsos MRBI poll in the Irish Times also finds that only 37 per cent of people believe abortion should be permitted where a woman deems it to be in her best interests.

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants
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Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants

Dec 21st 2011, 3:51 PM 2,139 Views 8 Comments

The Irish Medicines Board and the Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons has played down cancer fears but urged any concerned patients who have received the implants to consult their surgeon.

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital
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Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital

Jul 15th 2011, 8:39 AM 324 Views 0 Comments

Medical Independent uncovers ‘near miss’ at Temple Street hospital when stocks ran low during the freezing conditions of last December.