Archive for the Health Category

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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Save Lives with Organ Donor Awareness Week

Organised by the Irish Kidney Association, Organ Donor Awareness Week begins on April 2 and will run until April 9. The national launch took place at 12.30 p.m. on Tuesday 29 March at Mansion House, Dublin. The launch was hosted […]

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Support Cystic Fibrosis in the VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon

Support Cystic Fibrosis in the VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon

Cystic Fibrosis Ireland work hard to provide services for sufferers of cystic fibrosis and their families.

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Support in Ringsend

Support in Ringsend

The start of the year is a good time to make changes. If you want to get fitter, learn new things, meet new people and get more involved in the community, or finally sort out difficult personal issues that have […]

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The Most Fundamental Nutrient

The Most Fundamental Nutrient

Ever notice how lifeless a plant looks when you forget to water it? Add just a little water and it perks back up. Water is just as essential for our bodies because it is in every cell, tissue and organ. […]

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis

On Friday 27th November 2015 the South Inner City Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force hosted a conference in the St. Andrew’s Centre, Pearse Street, which brought together health service workers, addiction service users, frontline service professionals and community workers.  […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

Every year we use land 165 times the size of Ireland to grow food that is never eaten. Wasted food was high on the agenda at the recent Climate Conference in Paris. It was the UN’s conclusion that if the […]

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Arthritis Sufferers Done Waiting

Arthritis Sufferers Done Waiting

Arthritis Ireland has launched a campaign that will call on the next government to ensure that better care is provided for victims of arthritis, many of whom have spent years without the necessary treatment. On January 26, dozens of arthritis […]

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Massive support for ‘Cure for Chris’ fundraiser

Massive support for ‘Cure for Chris’ fundraiser

A massive crowd gathered on Friday September 11th in longstanding family pub The Vintage, Irishtown, to raise funds for cancer research and show support for local man Christopher Byrne, who is currently battling brain cancer. Just four weeks after the […]

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