The race has begun to gather one million signatures to abolish the sale of tobacco in the EU to future generations, using a relatively unknown mechanism, the European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI). If this initiative, called Tobacco-Free Europe (TFE), is supported by 1 million citizens across at least 7 EU countries, the European Commission must respond and take action to achieve … [Read more...] about Call for signatures of 9,165 Irish citizens for a Tobacco-Free Europe
Stroke patients ‘needlessly dying or suffering disability’ – charity
An estimated 800 stroke sufferers a year are at greater risk of death and disability because of an alarming fall in patients getting clot-busting treatment on time. An Irish Heart Foundation analysis of HSE data shows just 60% of patients got to hospital within a crucial 4.5 hour window for thrombolysis in 2020 - compared to 73% six years earlier. The latest … [Read more...] about Stroke patients ‘needlessly dying or suffering disability’ – charity
5 Easy Top Tips to Reduce Christmas Bloating!
Nutritionist Jane McClenaghan offers her 5 easy tips on how to reduce Christmas bloating and how to keep your gut healthy over the holiday period. Mince pies, Christmas turkey, brussel sprouts and cream on everything. There are some foods that make it feel like Christmas. We all like to indulge in our favorite festive foods, but if your digestive system ends up feeling … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Top Tips to Reduce Christmas Bloating!
Dublin’s Menopause Hub swamped by demand after clinic opening
A new north Dublin clinic treating women going through menopause has been swamped by overwhelming demand after opening its premises in Santry. The Menopause Hub – Ireland’s first-ever clinic devoted to helping women through sometimes devastating symptoms – has opened a second clinic on Dublin’s northside, following the success of its southside clinic in Mount … [Read more...] about Dublin’s Menopause Hub swamped by demand after clinic opening
Miriam O’Callaghan launches ‘Row Your Demons’ on World Mental Health Awareness Month
Miriam O’Callaghan launched the ‘Row Your Demons’ challenge, as part of World Mental Health Awareness Month. The fundraiser is in aid of Turn2Me, a national mental health charity, which offers free one-to-one counselling sessions and free support groups 365 days a year. The ‘Row Your Demons’ fundraiser is asking people across the country to use a rowing machine for half an hour … [Read more...] about Miriam O’Callaghan launches ‘Row Your Demons’ on World Mental Health Awareness Month