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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 6,878 Views 3 Comments

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

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 18,833 Views 14 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

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 12,547 Views 3 Comments

It’s for a very good cause.

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 6,191 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Quiz time: Spot the correct Apple logo

Mar 14th 2015, 9:45 AM 27,145 Views 23 Comments

Sounds too easy, right?

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 14,626 Views 23 Comments

Eating Disorder Awareness Week starts today.

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 8,116 Views 32 Comments

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

"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 14,040 Views 15 Comments

A former Irish cricketer talks about her diagnosis of epilepsy.

'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 20,687 Views 13 Comments

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

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 25,444 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

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 16,140 Views 8 Comments

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

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 23,398 Views 26 Comments

October is Lupus Awareness Month.

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 7,789 Views 1 Comment

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

'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 110,602 Views 131 Comments

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

'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 21,537 Views 25 Comments

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

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 13,288 Views 17 Comments

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

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 304 Views 12 Comments

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

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 14,385 Views 24 Comments

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

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 165,562 Views 9 Comments

It’s fake. Fake fake fake.

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 15,848 Views 24 Comments

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

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 22,791 Views 23 Comments

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

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 8,951 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.

'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 49,977 Views 109 Comments

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

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 8,966 Views 24 Comments

A fifth have never had a sight test at all.

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 31,521 Views 40 Comments

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

'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 11,043 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.

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 21,304 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.

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 5,628 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.

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

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

May 14th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,749 Views 0 Comments

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

"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 16,376 Views 21 Comments

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

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 47,191 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.

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 13,410 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”.

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 9,700 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 6,134 Views 10 Comments

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

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 7,884 Views 14 Comments

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

"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 28,554 Views 19 Comments

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

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 19,168 Views 58 Comments

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

“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 34,228 Views 46 Comments

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

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 13,386 Views 157 Comments

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

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 5,477 Views 11 Comments

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