# Health

Last year
'Skin cancer can be prevented': Survivor calls for suncream to be made more affordable
Axa to buy Laya Healthcare in deal worth €650 million
Wexford General Hospital's emergency department reopens nearly five months after fire
Couples can avail of publicly-funded IVF from September, but age and BMI limits will apply
Pharmacists may soon be allowed to prescribe medicine
Poll: How often do your consume sugar-free soft drinks?
Free GP care to be expanded to another 500,000 people from August
Donnelly: Sugar tax will remain despite WHO saying artificial sweetener could cause cancer
One fifth of septic tanks deemed a 'risk' to human health and environment, report shows
Nurses recruited to Ireland who fail €2,800 test left with debt and no work
Ministers express unease over underspend on national roads projects
Poll: Have you had to take anti-histamines for hayfever?
2021 was second year in a row with fewer cancer diagnoses due to Covid, report finds
Number of trainee GPs to increase by one third to tackle long waiting times
Taoiseach suggests Dáil vote for PBP abortion bill could speed up legal changes
Poll: Should the legal smoking age be increased to 21?
'Everyone has been touched by it': Importance of early cancer detection highlighted at Bloom
Urgent appeal for blood donations amid supply concerns ahead of bank holiday weekend
Explainer: Why are HSE bosses calling for a ‘permanent’ seven-day roster for hospital staff?
Ireland voted for Repeal five years ago, where are we now with abortion services?
Belarus's president skips state ceremony as health concerns grow
Report on young people's attitudes towards drugs calls for decriminalisation
'Banning vaping will just lead to more smokers'
Poll: Should the sale of vapes be banned in Ireland?
Poll: Would you be happy for your pharmacist to treat minor ailments?
Nutritionist: 'I'm calling BS on toxic diet culture'
Five years on: First review of Ireland's abortion laws recommends significant changes
New nine-storey wing of Mater Hospital has been officially opened
Confidence in childhood vaccination fell in Ireland during the Covid-19 pandemic
Losing weight can put type 2 diabetes in remission ‘for at least five years’, UK study says
Review of abortion services to go to Cabinet in coming weeks
Pope Francis had 'good night' in hospital after being admitted for respiratory infection
Donnelly to introduce legislation to abolish in-patient charges in public hospitals
HSE approves use of life-changing Cystic Fibrosis drug for 35 children previously excluded
HSE to launch survey to measure prevalence of long Covid in Ireland
Calls for redress scheme for children affected by drug that caused birth defects
Calls to reform education and training for GPs amid 'crisis' shortage
'Go back to doing the things you love': CMO writes post-pandemic open letter to older people
'Still a long way to go' in removing stigma around menopause in Ireland
Health watchdog finds staff shortages and 'gross overcrowding' in latest hospital inspections