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Dublin: 6 °C Saturday 15 December, 2018

#Sick

From TheJournal.ie Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals Illness

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness Under The Weather

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks Viral War

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

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

The 18 truly dramatic stages of having a cold

‘Tis the season!

From TheJournal.ie Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff London

Charlie Gard's parents condemn death threats sent to hospital staff

The ill infant’s parents said they have also received a backlash online.

From TheJournal.ie Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court Omar Omran

Mother accused of murder of son (3) is too sick to attend court

GP Maha Al-Adheem was due to face her second hearing at Dublin District Court.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever gone to work when you were sick?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

From TheJournal.ie Long delays at children's emergency departments due to 'dramatic' spike in viral infections Rsv

Long delays at children's emergency departments due to 'dramatic' spike in viral infections

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin have asked families to go to GPs where possible.

13 very Irish stages of having a dose

[Karen from Mean Girls voice] I’m sick.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed Help The Needy

Here's why people want to help the sick but not the unemployed

“People everywhere seem to have this deep-seated intuition that ill people are unfortunate and deserve to be helped.”

From TheJournal.ie Measles warning after second case confirmed this year Symptoms

Measles warning after second case confirmed this year

The person in question had been in Dublin and Kerry leading up to and including the May bank holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more Opinion

Giving women time off for periods would be unfair - but we need to talk about them more

A company in the UK has introduced a “period policy” that will allow women leave if they are suffering.

This lad's dinner is a crime against humanity

Pasta, eggs and gravy. *retches*

10 thoughts it's perfectly OK to have when you're sick in January

The sickening. It’s happening.

From TheJournal.ie Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside? England

Would you break into a locked car if you saw this baby inside?

Looks like an abandoned baby, right?

From TheJournal.ie Not getting enough sleep? You're more likely to catch a cold Achoo This post contains a poll

Not getting enough sleep? You're more likely to catch a cold

Those who sleep less than five hours were 4.5 times more likely to get sick.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair passenger forced to sit next to vomit on 1.5 hour flight says he was 'definitely conscious of the smell' Sick

Ryanair passenger forced to sit next to vomit on 1.5 hour flight says he was 'definitely conscious of the smell'

O’Hare said he’s disappointed in the customer service.

From TheJournal.ie Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future Sick

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future

“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.

From TheJournal.ie A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...) Children's Hospital

A novel new use for Guinness waste heat (no rude jokes...)

A system whereby hot water or steam could be pumped from the brewery to the new hospital is being investigated.

From TheJournal.ie Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick Annual Leave

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they're long-term sick

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

From TheJournal.ie Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down' Understaffed

Nurses are going to work sick because they 'don't want to let the team down'

Researchers say cutting sick leave entitlements will not reduce absenteeism in the health sector.

From TheJournal.ie “Very sickly pups” dumped in Kilkenny woods Terrified

“Very sickly pups” dumped in Kilkenny woods

The animals had been where they were left for some time before they were discovered.

From TheJournal.ie 'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids Watch This post contains videos

'It means everything to me': Temple Street dads on their love for their kids

They shared their stories with us.

From TheJournal.ie 'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again' Organ Donor Week

'Me and my wife took part in a kidney swap arrangement and I would do it again'

Husband and wife Karen and Patrick Bradley travelled to Coventry

From TheJournal.ie Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website The Peace Of The Dead

Ex-cop jailed for killing a man he met through a cannibal fetish website

His victim had been a willing participant.

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker

Doctor writes best sick note ever for ill Pizza Hut worker

“Stop wasting my time” – this doctor.

From TheJournal.ie Visitors warned of ‘highly contagious’ bug at Dublin hospital Stay Away

Visitors warned of ‘highly contagious’ bug at Dublin hospital

The bug is highly contagious and the hospital is working to stop it spreading.

From TheJournal.ie 'I am one of the lucky ones': Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder PNH

'I am one of the lucky ones': Galway girl cured of rare blood disorder

A match for Claire McNamara was found on the international register.

From TheJournal.ie Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg Poison

Do not eat: Supermarkets warned to keep daffodils away from fruit and veg

The National Poisons Information Centre of Ireland said bulbs have been mistaken as onions in some cases.

From TheJournal.ie Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show Trials

Contentious flu drug DOES work, latest trials show

It reduces the length of symptoms, new research shows.

From TheJournal.ie Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does Food Poisoning

Know what Campylobacter is? It makes us sick more often than Salmonella does

Here’s how you can avoid getting sick.

From TheJournal.ie Four people dead from the flu this season Sick

Four people dead from the flu this season

The latest report from the HSPC found that flu positivity decreased slightly this week.

From TheJournal.ie Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'? Nation's Health

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?

The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter Healthy

Opinion: My tips for feeling healthy and happy this winter

Last winter I got sick and I couldn’t shake it off without a trip to the doctors. In hindsight, it’s very obvious why – I wasn’t really taking great care of myself.

From TheJournal.ie Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold Wrap Up

Cold weather CAN make you more likely to catch a cold

The cold virus thrives in a cold environment, a recent Yale study found.

From TheJournal.ie From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital Casualty

From old to new: My childhood teddy Lamby pays a visit to the Doll and Teddy Bear Hospital

Are your furry friends in need of some TLC?

From TheJournal.ie Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case Death

Two-year-old girl dies of Ebola in Mali’s first case

The girl had recently returned to Mali from neighbouring Guinea.

From TheJournal.ie One in six 3-year-olds have a serious longstanding health condition Illness

One in six 3-year-olds have a serious longstanding health condition

Boys are 50% more likely than girls to have such conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

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