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# health-risks - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland
# Radiation
# Radiation

Serious accident at Sellafield would pose 'no immediate risks to health' in Ireland

Dec 8th 2016, 1:34 PM 8,613 Views 56 Comments

A recent BBC panorama investigation suggested there were serious safety concerns at the plant.

# health-risks - Saturday 12 March, 2016

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'
# Gestational Diabetes
# Gestational Diabetes

'It's a disgrace some women can't get the support they need'

Mar 12th 2016, 10:00 AM 19,431 Views 24 Comments

About 8,000 women in Ireland develop gestational diabetes every year.

# health-risks - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Concerns over 'dilapidated' operating theatre, legionnaires' disease at Kerry hospital
# Kerry General
# Kerry General

Concerns over 'dilapidated' operating theatre, legionnaires' disease at Kerry hospital

Nov 10th 2015, 10:50 PM 13,617 Views 12 Comments

Problems with the theatre were of particular concern because it’s such a high-risk clinical area, inspectors found.

# health-risks - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts
# Virus
# Virus

Ebola: Is it contagious and how does it spread? Here are the facts

Oct 14th 2014, 8:15 AM 40,778 Views 60 Comments

With the Ebola virus breaking borders, people have been urged not to panic and read up on the facts.

# health-risks - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

SIPTU says shift work is damaging to health and is calling for a Government study
# RISKY BUSINESS
# RISKY BUSINESS

SIPTU says shift work is damaging to health and is calling for a Government study

Aug 5th 2014, 12:16 PM 10,598 Views 46 Comments

Research from other countries shows shift work can lead to cancer and diabetes.

# health-risks - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom
# Careful Now
From The42
# Careful Now

Heading to the World Cup? Wear long-sleeved shirts, trousers and a condom

Jun 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 30,818 Views 24 Comments

Perhaps not all at the same time, though. Health authorities have issued advice for those travelling to Brazil.

# health-risks - Thursday 10 April, 2014

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire
# Health Risks
# Health Risks

EPA finds no long-term health impacts from Ballymount recycling plant fire

Apr 10th 2014, 7:32 PM 6,558 Views 17 Comments

The Oxigen recycling plant in Ballymount, Dublin burned for over a week in January.

# health-risks - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer
# Health Risks
# Health Risks

‘Little evidence’ that moderate mobile phone use is associated with cancer

Feb 5th 2014, 6:45 AM 4,863 Views 16 Comments

Investigating radio frequency fields associated with mobile phones and children should be a ‘high priority’ said the EU Commission.

# health-risks - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

EU report fails to find conclusive evidence linking pylons with health risks
# Pylons
# Pylons

EU report fails to find conclusive evidence linking pylons with health risks

Feb 4th 2014, 12:06 PM 11,536 Views 86 Comments

The report states that more research is needed to enable draw any conclusion into possible health risks.

# health-risks - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water
# Japan
# Japan

Six Fukushima workers doused with radioactive water

Oct 9th 2013, 9:58 AM 8,539 Views 34 Comments

Tons of highly toxic water spilled out when workers removed the wrong pipe during works.

# health-risks - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Shortages of key medicines is impacting patients' health
# Drugs
# Drugs

Shortages of key medicines is impacting patients' health

Jul 21st 2013, 3:18 PM 5,886 Views 16 Comments

The lack of some anti-depressants, pain-relief medicines and eye ointments has gotten worse in the last 12 months.

# health-risks - Monday 29 April, 2013

Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should adults be banned from using sunbeds?

Apr 29th 2013, 9:37 AM 12,094 Views 93 Comments

New legislation will mean it will be illegal for under-18s to use sunbeds. Should this be extended to adults, resulting in a total ban?

# health-risks - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure
# Contraceptives
# Contraceptives

Teen girls on pill at risk of high blood pressure

Jul 12th 2012, 5:58 PM 4,699 Views 21 Comments

A new study also showed alcohol consumption in teenage boys increased the risk of high blood pressure later in life.