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From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online Women's Health

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

From TheJournal.ie Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill New York

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

From TheJournal.ie 34 people have died so far from the flu this season Flu Season

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

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

From TheJournal.ie Study shows humans can spot a sick person on a photo just two hours after they were infected with a germ Disease

Study shows humans can spot a sick person on a photo just two hours after they were infected with a germ

Such an ability to detect infection early, and from the subtlest of facial clues, has never been demonstrated before.

From TheJournal.ie Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves Column

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

From TheJournal.ie 'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer' Opinion

'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer'

The inevitable task of telling my other two children (aged five and three) what was happening made it more harrowing and more real, writes Yvonne Fagan.

From TheJournal.ie Cancer charity for children warns it will be forced to close its doors this month Hand In Hand

Cancer charity for children warns it will be forced to close its doors this month

The charity says that it does not have enough money to continue with its services.

From TheJournal.ie Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes Dia-beat-this

Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes

Researchers want a lot less sugar in the drinks.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?

David Cameron wants to do it – should we do it here?

From TheJournal.ie 'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever' EBOLA

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

From TheJournal.ie One third of people with bipolar disorder unable to work - report Illness

One third of people with bipolar disorder unable to work - report

Around 40,000 people in Ireland have bipolar disorder, but many were only diagnosed after experiencing symptoms for between 2 and 3 years.

From TheJournal.ie 9 tips for keeping your body infection-free Infection

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

From The42 Liverpool hopeful on Brendan Rodgers recovery Sickness

Liverpool hopeful on Brendan Rodgers recovery

Assistant coach Colin Pascoe has had to take temporary charge of the club owing to his colleague’s illness.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support assisted suicide? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide?

A case currently being heard before the High Court is asking whether Irish people have the constitutional right to an assisted suicide. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan Survey

People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan

The government is looking for consultations up until 13 July from anyone affected by rare diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI Healthcare

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI

In a major new report, the Economic and Social Research Institute suggests pharmacies should display their prices in-store and offer more generic drugs.