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Kerry hurling squad hit with outbreak of mumps ahead of crucial Antrim clash
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Kerry hurling squad hit with outbreak of mumps ahead of crucial Antrim clash

Feb 27th 2020, 5:18 PM 7,397 Views 3 Comments

‘We’ve had a couple of cases of mumps in the last couple of days,’ said Kingdom manager Fintan O’Connor.

Chelsea and England striker Kirby reveals battle with debilitating heart condition
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Chelsea and England striker Kirby reveals battle with debilitating heart condition

Feb 17th 2020, 4:16 PM 3,431 Views 0 Comments

Having missed the past three months with pericarditis, the 26-year-old says she is on the road to recovery.

Further case of coronavirus in England brings UK total to four
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Further case of coronavirus in England brings UK total to four

Feb 9th 2020, 12:33 PM 17,632 Views 3 Comments

The positive test is related to a previous case, and comes after an evacuation flight arrived in England from China.

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China
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Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

Jan 30th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,792 Views 27 Comments

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA
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Water treatment 'not sufficient' to manage Cryptosporidium risks at Leixlip plant, says EPA

Nov 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 16,149 Views 31 Comments

The EPA says the level of treatment at Leixlip is not sufficient to manage the risk posed by the River Liffey source water.

Irish men at higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women
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Irish men at higher risk of getting cancer and dying from it than women

Oct 1st 2019, 6:10 AM 10,448 Views 12 Comments

After non melanoma skin cancer, the most common cancers in men are prostate cancer, bowel cancer and lung cancer.

A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days
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A mysterious disease has killed 'dozens' of dogs in Norway in recent days

Sep 9th 2019, 9:55 AM 26,274 Views 22 Comments

It is unknown yet whether the disease is contagious or a series of individual cases.

Hull City defender diagnosed with bowel cancer
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Hull City defender diagnosed with bowel cancer

Sep 4th 2019, 6:33 PM 10,967 Views 2 Comments

Angus MacDonald has received more bad news regarding his health.

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
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A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

Jul 8th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,724 Views 17 Comments

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

Opinion: For years the doctors told me I was overweight but it turned out I had lymphoedema
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Opinion: For years the doctors told me I was overweight but it turned out I had lymphoedema

Mar 27th 2019, 7:00 AM 98,712 Views 25 Comments

I was on a diet from age 14 and got the diagnosis at 31. I was amazed and felt like crying as I finally knew what was wrong, writes Andrea Quigley.

'I spoke to him: 'If football has done this to you Dad, I promise you I’ll make sure the whole world knows''
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'I spoke to him: 'If football has done this to you Dad, I promise you I’ll make sure the whole world knows''

Dec 24th 2018, 8:00 PM 42,882 Views 6 Comments

In an extract from State of Play, Dawn Astle recalls her father Jeff’s tragic battle with dementia.

Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears
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Irene Teap's family told there was negligence in reading of one of her smears

Dec 18th 2018, 12:42 PM 16,328 Views 12 Comments

Stephen Teap said an independent review of Irene’s smear tests has concluded one of her slides was incorrectly read and that there was a breach of duty of care in the reading of this slide.

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families
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Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

Sep 29th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,903 Views 4 Comments

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'
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Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

Sep 21st 2018, 10:30 AM 18,977 Views 9 Comments

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

'With palliative care, my dad was able to choose how he died - in his family's arms'
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'With palliative care, my dad was able to choose how he died - in his family's arms'

Sep 9th 2018, 7:30 PM 27,412 Views 15 Comments

Lilian Bell writes about her father, Donal Bell, on the eve of Palliative Care Week 2018.

'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes'
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'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes'

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:30 PM 25,937 Views 74 Comments

Consultant paediatrician John Fitzsimons writes about his experiences with measles, and why it’s important to vaccinate.

HSE issues warning after two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin
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HSE issues warning after two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin

Jul 20th 2018, 1:25 PM 26,927 Views 40 Comments

Members of the public have been advised that the two infected people attended a number of hospitals where it is possibly they passed on the illness.

People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids
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People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids

Jun 3rd 2018, 10:30 AM 8,257 Views 8 Comments

Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.

Column: 'We are ill. We are not faking this illness. It is not in our heads'
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# Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Column: 'We are ill. We are not faking this illness. It is not in our heads'

May 13th 2018, 7:30 PM 140,630 Views 59 Comments

Before the illness struck me twenty years ago next month, I was a self-employed artist, writes Corina Duyn.

Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work
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Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work

Apr 19th 2018, 6:10 AM 17,945 Views 37 Comments

The transport sector had the second highest number of sick days due to work related injuries and illnesses.

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness
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Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness

Apr 18th 2018, 9:41 AM 24,411 Views 21 Comments

The singer was also forced to postpone shows in Killarney and Waterford earlier this month.

Mary Black postpones two gigs due to shingles
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Mary Black postpones two gigs due to shingles

Apr 11th 2018, 9:12 AM 17,298 Views 29 Comments

The singer is back on stage at Dublin’s Vicar Street next week.

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis
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9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis

Mar 28th 2018, 3:19 PM 23,706 Views 18 Comments

The 40-year-old missed the opening day of the flat season at Naas on Sunday.

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals
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Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Mar 24th 2018, 7:00 AM 10,927 Views 8 Comments

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

Johnny Manziel announces he has stopped drinking following bipolar disorder diagnosis
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Johnny Manziel announces he has stopped drinking following bipolar disorder diagnosis

Feb 12th 2018, 3:05 PM 7,390 Views 4 Comments

The former Cleveland Browns quarterback has been out of the league for a number of years.

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis
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'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis

Feb 11th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,246 Views 24 Comments

One mother spoke to TheJournal.ie about the battle her child with Cystic Fibrosis has faced.

34 people have died so far from the flu this season
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34 people have died so far from the flu this season

Jan 25th 2018, 2:30 PM 17,039 Views 37 Comments

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness
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People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

Dec 21st 2017, 2:52 PM 15,003 Views 46 Comments

People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.

A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback
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A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback

Dec 20th 2017, 3:01 PM 36,060 Views 3 Comments

France’s Marion Bartoli originally retired immediately after winning the 2013 title.

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research
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Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

Nov 26th 2017, 9:30 AM 11,830 Views 40 Comments

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'
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20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

Nov 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,907 Views 6 Comments

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department
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Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

Nov 14th 2017, 8:47 PM 10,190 Views 39 Comments

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

'3 or 4' members of Ireland team affected by travelling bug in Adelaide
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'3 or 4' members of Ireland team affected by travelling bug in Adelaide

Nov 9th 2017, 1:45 PM 8,739 Views 2 Comments

Team physio Enda McGinley says everyone will be available for Sunday’s first test.

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks
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There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

Oct 26th 2017, 6:30 AM 8,365 Views 17 Comments

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'
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'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

Oct 20th 2017, 12:05 AM 29,565 Views 6 Comments

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'
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'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Sep 5th 2017, 1:29 PM 13,289 Views 18 Comments

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die
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2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die

Jul 3rd 2017, 12:29 PM 7,647 Views 3 Comments

Former tennis player Marion Bartoli discusses her long road to recovery as she prepares for her role commentating at Wimbledon.

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health
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Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health

Jun 7th 2017, 9:58 AM 20,887 Views 60 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn said Lyn Brown will fill in for Abbott as shadow home secretary.

'I had missed his fourth birthday with being in hospital and here he was comforting me'
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'I had missed his fourth birthday with being in hospital and here he was comforting me'

May 9th 2017, 6:06 AM 17,771 Views 1 Comment

A new awareness campaign aims to raise funds to help so-called “shadow children”.

Chelsea's Gary Cahill a doubt for FA Cup semi-final after spending two nights in hospital
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Chelsea's Gary Cahill a doubt for FA Cup semi-final after spending two nights in hospital

Apr 21st 2017, 6:01 PM 5,067 Views 3 Comments

The defender was treated for gastroenteritis and could therefore miss Chelsea’s clash against Spurs tomorrow.

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