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#Health Warning

# health-warning - Thursday 4 June, 2020

House parties being 'organised with abandon', warns Chief Medical Officer

Dr Tony Holohan was speaking ahead of a planned easing of Covid-19 restrictions on Monday.

# health-warning - Friday 20 March, 2020

'We need to treat each other like pariahs': Limerick intensive care doctor issues stark warning

Dr Catherine Motherway of University Hospital Limerick said the Irish health system may struggle if Covid-19 is not contained.

# health-warning - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

Do not go unless you are an at-risk person or your flu is getting worse after a week, Dr Vida Hamilton has advised.

# health-warning - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Meningitis alert: Parents 'shouldn't panic' but need to take quick action with sick kids

Eleven cases of a bug that causes meningitis have been reported since the last week in December and three of those patients have died.

# health-warning - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Crackdown on rare burgers after serious food poisoning incident

The FSAI has warned caterers and food businesses not to serve or offer undercooked minced beef burgers.

# health-warning - Monday 14 November, 2016

"A disgrace" - Doctors warn that vaccines to protect newborns will not be introduced by deadline

The IMO warns that a 1 December deadline will be missed.

# health-warning - Thursday 12 May, 2016

Brazil Olympics to go ahead despite warnings it will mean avoidable births of malformed babies

A health expert has called for the event to be moved or postponed because of the virus.

# health-warning - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Love and kisses for Noonan who likens Fianna Fáil to 'Comical Ali as the tanks roll in'

Michael Noonan got two standing ovations from party members.

# health-warning - Tuesday 3 November, 2015

Leo Varadkar has a plan to put calorie counts on beer bottles

Five new health warnings are to appear on every alcohol product under proposed new rules.

# health-warning - Thursday 12 February, 2015

There are dangerous ecstasy tablets with a 'UPS' logo in circulation

A public health warning has been issued over the tablets.

# health-warning - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Is it time for an independent doctor to rule on GAA concussion cases?

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea thinks it could be time for that introduction.

# health-warning - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Smokers' group slams introduction of graphic health warnings

Forest Eirean said smokers already know the health risks and the warnings are “unnecessarily intrusive” and “gratuitously offensive”.

# health-warning - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day Nuts To That

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day

These monkey nuts have a crucial message for you.

# health-warning - Friday 22 June, 2012

Parents warned not to let children swallow magnets

Two recent cases in the UK have led to a letter of warning being published in the medical journal The Lancet.

# health-warning - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin

One case of TB has been confirmed at the Dublin 8 campus.

# health-warning - Monday 21 February, 2011

Energy drinks linked to seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings: report

A new study warns that energy drinks should be avoided by children with heart problems, diabetes and ADHD – as they could lead to palpitations, seizures, cardiac abnormalities and mood swings.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Fine Gael experiences a surge in support; son of Libyan leader warns the country is on the brink of a civil war in which thousands could die; and the separated husband of the Irishwoman who won €17 million on the New York lotto is to sue her for his share.

# health-warning - Friday 7 January, 2011

Warning! Parents at large...

Sound advice released on protecting children from disease and road accidents – but are parents worrying about all the wrong dangers?