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#Health Warning

# health-warning - Thursday 25 March, 2021

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

AstraZeneca issues guidance to patients on symptoms of 'very rare' potential vaccine side-effect

Mar 25th 2021, 4:46 PM 83,880 Views 50 Comments

Guidance from the company was issued to Irish medics yesterday.

# health-warning - Friday 26 February, 2021

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid
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# Health Warning

Two people complained that they were identifiable in a HSE case study on the dangers of Covid

Feb 26th 2021, 6:45 AM 25,599 Views 0 Comments

The HSE uses a combination of different case studies in its Covid-19 examples.

# health-warning - Thursday 4 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 PM 49,888 Views 87 Comments

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
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

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

Mar 20th 2020, 12:18 PM 42,192 Views 53 Comments

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

HSE urges people with the flu to stay away from hospitals

Dec 17th 2019, 1:45 PM 14,439 Views 35 Comments

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
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

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

Jan 12th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,854 Views 12 Comments

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
# Raw Deal
# Raw Deal

Crackdown on rare burgers after serious food poisoning incident

Jul 31st 2018, 4:11 PM 54,561 Views 35 Comments

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
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

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

Nov 14th 2016, 8:44 AM 14,223 Views 14 Comments

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
# Rio De Janeiro
# Rio De Janeiro

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

May 12th 2016, 7:36 AM 20,520 Views 19 Comments

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'

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

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:34 PM 22,864 Views 139 Comments

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
# Health Warning
# Health Warning

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

Nov 3rd 2015, 7:25 PM 14,851 Views 69 Comments

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
# Danger
# Danger

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

Feb 12th 2015, 3:37 PM 24,276 Views 64 Comments

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?
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From The42
# Health Warning

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

Jan 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 9,123 Views 12 Comments

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
# Smoking
# Smoking

Smokers' group slams introduction of graphic health warnings

Jan 30th 2013, 1:35 PM 9,663 Views 169 Comments

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

# health-warning - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

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

Very Important Halloween Warning of the Day

Oct 31st 2012, 11:13 AM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

These monkey nuts have a crucial message for you.

# health-warning - Friday 22 June, 2012

Parents warned not to let children swallow magnets
# Warning
# Warning

Parents warned not to let children swallow magnets

Jun 22nd 2012, 6:45 AM 6,382 Views 17 Comments

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
# Tuberculosis
# Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis case confirmed at Griffith College in Dublin

May 2nd 2012, 5:29 PM 6,972 Views 14 Comments

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
# Energy Drinks
# Energy Drinks

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

Feb 21st 2011, 10:42 AM 2,233 Views 0 Comments

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.

# health-warning - Friday 7 January, 2011

Warning! Parents at large...
# Parenting
# Parenting

Warning! Parents at large...

Jan 7th 2011, 4:24 PM 679 Views 0 Comments

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