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From TheJournal.ie Michael Healy-Rae 'on his way home' after hospitalisation Michael Healy-Rae

Michael Healy-Rae 'on his way home' after hospitalisation

The independent TD’s brother has said Michael is “himself again” after being taken ill in the Dáil yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS Opinion

Column: The drugs do work - but there are new obstacles in the fight against AIDS

Yes, AIDS-related deaths are decreasing – but there are several huge threats in the fight against HIV and AIDS, writes Breda Gahan on World Aids Day.

From TheJournal.ie HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use Antibiotics

HSE wages war on unnecessary antibiotics use

The Health Service Executive is urging people not to take antibiotics when they aren’t necessary – because it can lead to infections and antibiotic resistance.

From TheJournal.ie Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops' Chicken Pox

Warnings over 'chickenpox lollipops'

Parents in the United States have been taking part in ‘pox parties’, and sending contaminated lollipops and spit to different states. But it is illegal to send contagions by post in the US.

From TheJournal.ie Fifteen passengers become unwell on flight to Dublin Air Travel

Fifteen passengers become unwell on flight to Dublin

Medical teams met the Jet2 charter flight from Tel Aviv as it touched down in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie General Ratko Mladic in hospital Mladic

General Ratko Mladic in hospital

Reports say that suspected war criminal Mladic, who is charged with genocide, is suffering from pneumonia.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous Opinion

Column: Homeopathy isn’t just useless – in the wrong hands it’s dangerous

Homeopathy is based on discredited claims, but it makes a lot of money, writes science blogger David Robert Grimes.

From TheJournal.ie Seriously ill former IRA man begs for prison release Brendan Lillis

Seriously ill former IRA man begs for prison release

Brendan Lillis’ condition at Maghaberry Prison has been described as ‘shocking’. He suffers from a debilitating form of arthritis.

From TheJournal.ie Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Dangerous e.coli seeds still on sale

Officials are warning people not to grow or eat their own sprouts as infected seeds are thought to still be in circulation.

From TheJournal.ie Where is Hugo Chavez? Venezuela

Where is Hugo Chavez?

The Venezuelan president reappeared on Twitter on Friday, but he hasn’t been seen in public for two weeks after undergoing surgery in Cuba.

From TheJournal.ie HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit QUIT

HSE warns that half of all smokers will die for their habit

Between one and two billion euro is spent every year treating tobacco-related illnesses. The HSE has launched a new campaign to help smokers to quit.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly patient found to have €60,000 strapped to body Fear

Elderly patient found to have €60,000 strapped to body

The man was so concerned about his money being stolen from his home that he brought it to hospital with him.

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