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#Awareness

# awareness - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Some guy claimed that trousers are a male-only tax and the internet lost it
# Just A Tampon
From The Daily Edge
# Just A Tampon

Some guy claimed that trousers are a male-only tax and the internet lost it

Jun 10th 2015, 3:47 PM 6,861 Views 3 Comments

The Just A Tampon campaign has sparked an, uh, interesting debate.

# awareness - Saturday 6 June, 2015

This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back
# Raising Awareness
# Raising Awareness

This teen is walking 57 miles with his brother strapped to his back

Jun 6th 2015, 11:12 AM 18,822 Views 14 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

# awareness - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Here's why 'Donate 21' keeps popping up on your Twitter feed
# Down Syndrome
# Down Syndrome

Here's why 'Donate 21' keeps popping up on your Twitter feed

Mar 19th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,520 Views 3 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

# awareness - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign
# A Bloody Good Cause
From The42
# A Bloody Good Cause

Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign

Mar 17th 2015, 8:57 PM 6,172 Views 0 Comments

Longford Town’s Stephen Rice and a number of League of Ireland footballers have pulled together to promote platelet donating.

# awareness - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Quiz time: Spot the correct Apple logo
# Tricksters
# Tricksters

Quiz time: Spot the correct Apple logo

Mar 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 27,072 Views 23 Comments

Sounds too easy, right?

# awareness - Monday 23 February, 2015

Increase in the number of men in their 20s and 30s with eating disorders
# Awareness
# Awareness

Increase in the number of men in their 20s and 30s with eating disorders

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:30 PM 14,613 Views 23 Comments

Eating Disorder Awareness Week starts today.

# awareness - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Over 200 Irish children diagnosed with cancer every year
# Awareness
# Awareness

Over 200 Irish children diagnosed with cancer every year

Feb 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 8,081 Views 32 Comments

Gold ribbons will be sold around the country today to raise awareness of childhood cancer in Ireland.

# awareness - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

"I was diagnosed when I was 14 and it was very scary. There is still no reason for it"
# Epilepsy
# Epilepsy

"I was diagnosed when I was 14 and it was very scary. There is still no reason for it"

Feb 3rd 2015, 10:25 AM 14,000 Views 15 Comments

A former Irish cricketer talks about her diagnosis of epilepsy.

# awareness - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'
# Cancer
# Cancer

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'

Jan 18th 2015, 10:15 AM 20,647 Views 13 Comments

Frank Cox got lung cancer at the same age his dad died from it.

# awareness - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking
# Tinder
From The Daily Edge
# Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Nov 6th 2014, 9:47 AM 25,338 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

# awareness - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

It took 15 months for this little boy to be diagnosed and he still isn't getting the treatment he needs
# Pandas
# Pandas

It took 15 months for this little boy to be diagnosed and he still isn't getting the treatment he needs

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:45 AM 16,032 Views 8 Comments

A conference is being held in Dublin today to raise awareness of PANDAS syndrome.

# awareness - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system
# Paint It Purple
# Paint It Purple

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system

Oct 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 23,212 Views 26 Comments

October is Lupus Awareness Month.

# awareness - Monday 13 October, 2014

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason
# Hair Raising
From The Daily Edge
# Hair Raising

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason

Oct 13th 2014, 8:11 AM 7,741 Views 1 Comment

The best awareness-raising campaign you’ll see today.

# awareness - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about

Oct 5th 2014, 10:15 AM 110,380 Views 131 Comments

Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that can leave people immobile, is often misdiagnosed.

# awareness - Sunday 21 September, 2014

'You could have lung disease, but won't notice if your only exercise is shopping'
# Awareness
# Awareness

'You could have lung disease, but won't notice if your only exercise is shopping'

Sep 21st 2014, 8:15 AM 21,483 Views 25 Comments

Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

# awareness - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home
# Warning
# Warning

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

Sep 15th 2014, 9:40 PM 13,269 Views 17 Comments

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

# awareness - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'
# Suicide Prevention
# Suicide Prevention

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'

Sep 10th 2014, 8:00 PM 272 Views 11 Comments

Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.

# awareness - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse
# Awareness
# Awareness

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Sep 1st 2014, 5:25 PM 14,358 Views 24 Comments

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

# awareness - Friday 22 August, 2014

The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know
# Bogus
From The Daily Edge
# Bogus

The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know

Aug 22nd 2014, 10:34 AM 164,308 Views 9 Comments

It’s fake. Fake fake fake.

# awareness - Monday 28 July, 2014

More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk
# Children
# Children

More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk

Jul 28th 2014, 7:15 AM 15,806 Views 24 Comments

In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.

# awareness - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Preeclampsia kills 76,000 pregnant women each year but warning signs can go unnoticed
# Warning Signs
# Warning Signs

Preeclampsia kills 76,000 pregnant women each year but warning signs can go unnoticed

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 22,681 Views 24 Comments

Today the first national preeclampsia awareness day, a condition that impacts one in ten pregnancies, was launched.

# awareness - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help
# Ask For Help
# Ask For Help

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help

Jun 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,881 Views 19 Comments

Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.

# awareness - Monday 16 June, 2014

'I was treated disgracefully': Fears over possible widespread misdiagnosis of Lyme disease
# Ticks
# Ticks

'I was treated disgracefully': Fears over possible widespread misdiagnosis of Lyme disease

Jun 16th 2014, 8:15 AM 49,608 Views 109 Comments

One woman with the condition is administrating antibiotics herself at home, as doctors have refused to recognise the condition.

# awareness - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Have you had an eye test in the last two years? Half of people in Ireland haven't
# Awareness
# Awareness

Have you had an eye test in the last two years? Half of people in Ireland haven't

Jun 15th 2014, 2:15 PM 8,945 Views 24 Comments

A fifth have never had a sight test at all.

# awareness - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles
# Chicken Pox
# Chicken Pox

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles

Jun 11th 2014, 7:15 AM 31,306 Views 40 Comments

There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.

# awareness - Monday 9 June, 2014

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched
# Terminal Illness
# Terminal Illness

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

Jun 9th 2014, 3:00 PM 11,029 Views 8 Comments

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

# awareness - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise
# Close Calls
# Close Calls

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Jun 4th 2014, 9:13 AM 21,270 Views 80 Comments

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

# awareness - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation
# Support
# Support

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation

May 27th 2014, 11:31 AM 5,613 Views 32 Comments

Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.

# awareness - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads
# Up To Speed
# Up To Speed

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

May 14th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,735 Views 0 Comments

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

# awareness - Friday 9 May, 2014

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public
# Danger
# Danger

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

May 9th 2014, 9:02 AM 16,357 Views 21 Comments

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# awareness - Monday 5 May, 2014

Remembering Alan Feeley - 'Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place'
# Organ Donation
From The42
# Organ Donation

Remembering Alan Feeley - 'Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place'

May 5th 2014, 9:30 PM 46,601 Views 13 Comments

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

# awareness - Sunday 4 May, 2014

7,500 cyclists, 123 towns, and two weeks: The brave participants of the Cycle Against Suicide
# Hitting The Road
# Hitting The Road

7,500 cyclists, 123 towns, and two weeks: The brave participants of the Cycle Against Suicide

May 4th 2014, 8:10 AM 13,357 Views 22 Comments

“The cycle is about getting the message out that ‘It’s ok not to be ok’ and it’s absolutely ok to ask for help”.

# awareness - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder
# Suicide
# Suicide

Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder

Apr 9th 2014, 3:16 PM 9,687 Views 49 Comments

Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.

Buttimer: HIV awareness campaign needed as memory of epidemic fades
# Fine Gael
# Fine Gael

Buttimer: HIV awareness campaign needed as memory of epidemic fades

Apr 9th 2014, 12:33 PM 6,118 Views 10 Comments

The Fine Gael TD said the stark rises in cases over the past decade needs to be addressed.

# awareness - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Apr 5th 2014, 10:45 AM 7,842 Views 14 Comments

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

# awareness - Friday 4 April, 2014

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor
# Gift Of Life
# Gift Of Life

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Apr 4th 2014, 5:20 PM 28,474 Views 19 Comments

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

# awareness - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer
# Awareness
# Awareness

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer

Apr 1st 2014, 11:55 AM 19,098 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society has highlighted these ‘hotspots’ as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets under-way.

# awareness - Sunday 30 March, 2014

“People are being left to rot”: Rare disease sufferers feel let down by health service
# Awareness
# Awareness

“People are being left to rot”: Rare disease sufferers feel let down by health service

Mar 30th 2014, 8:45 AM 33,959 Views 47 Comments

The daughter has been advised to get treatment abroad for her condition – but it might cost the family thousands of euro.

# awareness - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation?

Mar 29th 2014, 9:49 AM 13,375 Views 157 Comments

Ireland currently has an opt-in system, do you think that should change?

# awareness - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year
# Awareness
# Awareness

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year

Mar 26th 2014, 2:04 PM 5,452 Views 11 Comments

That’s despite the number of deceased donors being the same as 10 years ago.