Archive for the Health Category

National CPR Day returns for a second year

National CPR Day returns for a second year

National CPR Day will return for its second consecutive year on Saturday July 16th. It will make use of the format that made last year’s festivities such a success.   Community First Response groups, trainers and instructors will be hosting […]

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Upgrade your nutrition!

Upgrade your nutrition!

Low carb, low calorie, high fat, low fat, juice cleanse, Zone, Atkins, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian… etc, etc, etc. There are a lot of diets and buzzwords in the health realm that it makes it difficult for anyone to choose what […]

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Teresian’s win at National Media Awards

Teresian’s win at National Media Awards

A Dublin 4 school has scooped a top prize at the ‘Let’s Talk About Drugs’ National Youth and Media Awards. Emily McAlinden, a first year student from The Teresian School, on the Stillorgan Road in Donnybrook, was a winner in […]

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What’s S.U.P. Yoga

What’s S.U.P. Yoga

We are all familiar with the popular workout of yoga but did you know that yoga has now been taken out of cramped gym rooms and is being practised on the water? NewsFour met with Alexa Zimmermann to speak about […]

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Spellman Centre to host Hep C workshop

Spellman Centre to host Hep C workshop

Over the course of several weeks, workshops on Hepatitis C will be held at the Spellman Centre in Ringsend Village.

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See Change launches fourth Green Ribbon Campaign

See Change launches fourth Green Ribbon Campaign

The Green Ribbon campaign will be encouraging the public to discuss mental health across the country during the month of May. Organised by See Change, the campaign is now in its fourth year.

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Sneezy Season

Sneezy Season

For most, summer brings the promise of long bright evenings, beautiful sunsets and the eternal hope of some warmth. For the rest, the telltale itchy, puffy, watery eyes and red, stuffy nose are the signal of the change in season. […]

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Going Holistic at the Spellman Centre

Going Holistic at the Spellman Centre

March 11th saw the Spellman Centre play their part in the celebration of International Women’s Day by hosting their annual Women’s Pamper Day. The event, which ran from 10.30am to 1.30pm, was organised by Ringsend and District Response to Drugs […]

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Don’t let hearing loss affect your quality of life

Don’t let hearing loss affect your quality of life

Despite hearing being one of the essential five senses, many people who suffer from hearing loss are reluctant to have a check-up or mention their hearing on a visit to the doctor. The ability to communicate is one of the […]

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Migraine – It’s Not Just a Headache

Migraine – It’s Not Just a Headache

To mark ‘Brain Awareness Week’ (March 7th – 13th), NewsFour attended an information seminar hosted by Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) at the Plaza Hotel, Tallaght. Speakers on the day included Esther Tomkins, Clinical Nurse Specialist at Beaumont Hospital; and […]

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