National No Smoking Day

National No Smoking Day

National No Smoking Day – March 1st, 2017 Here are 7000 Reasons to Quit! The HSE reported[1] that 18.7% of people were cigarette smokers in Ireland in 2016. Although smoking rates have declined in recent years, it still remains that more than 5,200 people in...
Cancer – how to get checked in Ireland

Cancer – how to get checked in Ireland

According to the Irish Cancer Society, one in three people in Ireland will develop cancer during their lifetime. Around 30,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year and by 2020, this number is expected to rise to over 40,000 per year. In Ireland, the five most...
Mental Health

Mental Health

Look after your Mental Health The importance of maintaining a healthy mental state can’t be over emphasised. Over the past few years in particular it has become widely accepted that an individual’s mental health is crucial to how you function in your life as a whole....
7 sensible tips to combat the flu!

7 sensible tips to combat the flu!

7 sensible tips to combat the flu! Caused by the flu virus, flu or influenza is an extremely common illness, especially during the winter months. The virus is spread from person to person through respiratory droplets (when people with the flu sneeze, cough or talk)...
What is Pneumonia?

What is Pneumonia?

What is Pneumonia? Attention has been drawn recently to pneumonia as Hillary Clinton was affected by the illness. We got some facts from our medical team about the condition and here is all you need to know. What is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is swelling (inflammation) of...