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#Health

# health - Today’s News

From Business ETC This quietly expanding dental chain eventually wants to own a clinic in every county Health

This quietly expanding dental chain eventually wants to own a clinic in every county

Dental Care Ireland plans to acquire five practices every year for the next decade.

# health - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Tea could be good for your brain

Not just your thirst.

Vera Twomey to march in Cork as Ava's ear infection brings on seizure

Today’s march in Macroom is ahead of a larger one in Dublin on Wednesday.

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed' Scoliosis This post contains videos

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

# health - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today Megan Halvey-ryan This post contains videos

Teen who spoke about scoliosis pain on the Late Late Show will finally get her surgery today

Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.

# health - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

'A potential catastrophe': 9 in 10 teens have not mastered basic exercise skills

Researchers are teaming up with the GAA to help change this.

Older people ending up in hospital due to inappropriate prescriptions

People over the age of 65 are particularly vulnerable to the adverse effects of medicine.

# health - Monday 20 March, 2017

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

# health - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson'

This company manager was thrown into the deep end at the weigh-loss firm her parents established.

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

# health - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Castle Homecare.

# health - Thursday 16 March, 2017

'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Castle Homecare.

# health - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked' Health

'In home care you need to put up a barrier or you get emotionally wrecked'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Dublin firm Castle Homecare.

'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson'

This company manager was thrown into the deep end at the weigh-loss firm her parents established.

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

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From Business ETC 'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea' Insights

'We compete with huge multinationals, but we're just two girls in Galway who had an idea'

These sisters took a step back from their dental practices to launch their own product.

# health - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Children who spend more time on phones and tablets are 'more likely to develop diabetes'

Researchers have said limiting usage of electronics can help stave off future health issues.

# health - Monday 13 March, 2017

Spike in the importation of illegal anabolic steroids causes health fears

The seizure of such drugs almost tripled last year.

# health - Friday 10 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man' Startups

'You walk into investment meetings and you're told: We need to replace you with an old man'

Restored Hearing’s Rhona Togher says both her gender and age have been barriers in business.

From Business ETC 'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson' Insights

'As a child, my father had me handing out leaflets in a shopping centre. It was a business lesson'

This company manager was thrown into the deep end at the weigh-loss firm her parents established.

# health - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Republican introduces 'World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan' as politicians debate Trump proposals

Several major hospitals and medical organisations have opposed Trump’s plans.

85% jump in number of complaints received about HSE care of vulnerable adults

A cost-saving decision to move people with severe intellectual disabilities away from their long-term home was overturned.

# health - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Pizza and Mexican restaurants among food outlets served with closure orders last month

The FSAI said some businesses are “potentially putting consumers’ health at serious risk”.

Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture

However, many are now beginning to see the health implications of alcohol misuse.

# health - Thursday 2 March, 2017

'When you're trying to rent a clinic, the minute you say 'addiction', people say no'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin addiction centre the One Step Clinic.

'From 10am in the doctor’s surgery to noon in the hospital, my baby was gone'

Lola Jane Nagle was just 17 months old when she died from meningitis in 2015.

The HSE has spent €3m upgrading its headquarters in the last five years

This includes €1.3 million on basement refurbishment in 2016 and over €92,000 on canteen renovations in 2015.

# health - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'When you're trying to rent a clinic, the minute you say 'addiction', people say no' Health

'When you're trying to rent a clinic, the minute you say 'addiction', people say no'

As part of our How My Business Works series we profile Dublin addiction centre the One Step Clinic.

'If you smoke 20 cigarettes a day, you inhale a mugful of tar each year'

One in every two smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease – pharmacists want to buck this trend.

# health - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Mother on protest walk from Cork to Dublin for second time to get her child medicinal cannabis

Vera Twomey is entering day two of the 260km protest walk.

'Nobody knows what it is': The rare genetic condition that means people must avoid protein Pku

'Nobody knows what it is': The rare genetic condition that means people must avoid protein

Despite being rare, Ireland has one of the highest rates of PKU in Europe.

Dentists call for regular teeth screenings in schools to avoid 'traumatic' extractions

Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.

# health - Monday 27 February, 2017

The cost of austerity? Irish children aged 6 are getting teeth extracted under general anesthetic

Previously, Irish children received free dental check ups in 2nd, 4th and 6th class but there has been huge cuts to those services.

# health - Sunday 26 February, 2017

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

# health - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Simon Harris defends use of prefabs on hospital sites

It is planned that prefabs would be used in order to deal with overcrowding.

From Business ETC A Cork startup is turning DNA into the world's safest place for sensitive digital data Hardware

A Cork startup is turning DNA into the world's safest place for sensitive digital data

Helixworks, backed by one of Ireland’s top investors, is unveiling a machine to convert files into genetic code.

# health - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

Mother releases harrowing video of daughter suffering seizures in bid to access medication

Vera Twomey is calling for her daughter to be given access to potentially life-changing medication.

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