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# Public Health

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WHO declares Zika virus an international emergency
Millions of Americans could be banned from smoking in their own homes
A bad hangover won't just hurt your head - it's damaging the country as well
Government does NOT intend to ban vaping in pubs and offices
How many times a week? Sex in Ireland by the numbers
The headshop ban pretty much worked, people stopped abusing headshop drugs
Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
The shocking story of the rise of HIV in one rural American community
'Public health' initiatives by the drinks industry do not work and should not be allowed
Rolande Anderson
Restaurant closed for 'grave and immediate danger to public health'
The HSE are still preparing the country for a possible Ebola outbreak
Confirmed: 23 tests for Ebola performed on 14 people in Ireland
One in six 3-year-olds have a serious longstanding health condition
Opinion: Water fluoridation is controversial, but trust evidence over scaremongering
Jennifer Keane
Poll: Is the State right to crack down on smoking?
Ireland is one step closer to a ban on smoking near children in cars
Electronic cigarettes could save thousands of lives a year, say experts
Ebola outbreak could easily have been averted, says expert
How cooking with coal and wood fires is killing millions around the world
Chinese man dies of bubonic plague after feeding his dog a marmot
Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths
Cross-party TDs at least agree on one thing, the need to tackle alcohol abuse
Public hearings to be held on proposals to standardise cigarette packaging
Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
Column: We should stop water fluoridation in Ireland because it’s needless – not dangerous
Craig Connolly
The naked truth? Anti-fluoride protesters strip off to demand 'safe' water
Russia's ambitious anti-tobacco plan aims to cut smoker numbers by half
Childers calls for Irish PR firms to declare tobacco clients
HSE urges public to 'look after health' given hospital crowding
Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists
Higher rate of infection among homeless 'put overall population at risk'
Dublin water restrictions still in place to 'protect public health'
"We're drinking too much as a country" - Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions
Beaumont Hospital bans smoking on its grounds
One third of malaria drugs worldwide are fake - Lancet research
Seventh resident from Donegal home dies of flu
HSE continues to investigate flu deaths at Donegal nursing home
HSE: 178,000 waiting to see a consultant at an outpatient clinic
All clear: tests on Cork pheasants are negative for bird flu
Clonakilty bird flu "poses no risk to public health"