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From TheJournal.ie Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm Health Risk

Long working hours can cause an irregular heart rhythm

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

From TheJournal.ie A nasty divorce or separation harms a child's health for decades Health Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These chocolate Santas are being recalled because they may have plastic in them Health Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Exercising hard when you're stressed makes you three times more likely to have a heart attack Health Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Irish women could have contaminated breast implants Warning

Hundreds of Irish women could have contaminated breast implants

This comes as a Brazilian manufacturer has had its certificate of conformity withdrawn.

From TheJournal.ie Irish watchdog likely to recommend that energy drinks are not consumed by children Health Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste Health Risk

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Slimfast bars pulled from shelves over possible health risk Meal Bar

Slimfast bars pulled from shelves over possible health risk

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: This is home – a mouldy kitchen, faulty electrics, damp and children with respiratory illnesses Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears CJD

Beaumont Hospital opens helpline after CJD fears

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

From TheJournal.ie Painkillers can increase your risk of heart attacks, strokes and death Pain Killers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should Health Risk

Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll finds 85 per cent support abortion 'in certain circumstances' Abortion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants Breast Implants

Concern that Irish women could be affected by faulty breast implants

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.

From TheJournal.ie Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital Health

Oxygen levels dropped dangerously at children's hospital

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