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One in six 3-year-olds have a serious longstanding health condition
# Illness
# Illness

One in six 3-year-olds have a serious longstanding health condition

Oct 6th 2014, 8:27 AM 8,385 Views 4 Comments

Boys are 50% more likely than girls to have such conditions.

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone
# Reaching Epidemic
# Reaching Epidemic

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:26 AM 3,898 Views 8 Comments

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children
# Ploughing Championships
# Ploughing Championships

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children

Sep 25th 2014, 11:00 PM 39,864 Views 107 Comments

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

People needed to push BUMBLEance to raise cash for new ambulance for sick children
# Dingle To Dublin
# Dingle To Dublin

People needed to push BUMBLEance to raise cash for new ambulance for sick children

Sep 15th 2014, 2:45 PM 8,096 Views 15 Comments

The BUMBLEance Mega Push team started from Dingle and are on day 6 but need more pushing power to make it to Dublin by Friday.

Authorities investigating viral video of man kicking squirrel into the Grand Canyon
# Jackasses
From The Daily Edge
# Jackasses

Authorities investigating viral video of man kicking squirrel into the Grand Canyon

Aug 5th 2014, 8:12 AM 3,501 Views 2 Comments

The shocking video emerged online over the weekend.

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays
# SICK ABROAD
# SICK ABROAD

More than 200 million people in Europe bring one of these cards on holidays

Jun 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 20,307 Views 27 Comments

More than 8 million citizens carried a card in 2013 compared to the previous year.

"It is only a matter of time before a stressed out parent is pushed over the edge"
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

"It is only a matter of time before a stressed out parent is pushed over the edge"

May 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 15,922 Views 27 Comments

Nurses caring for seriously ill children have written an open letter to Minister for Health James Reilly about the lack of discretionary medical cards for their patients.

Health inspectors find 'dirty' mattresses and 'soiled' flooring at Waterford Regional Hospital
# Inspection
# Inspection

Health inspectors find 'dirty' mattresses and 'soiled' flooring at Waterford Regional Hospital

Apr 26th 2014, 3:52 PM 14,440 Views 26 Comments

The authority said the hospital has requested additional funding to replace 300 mattresses in the hospital.

Scientists have proven a good sleep could actually cure your cold
# Snooze Therapy
# Snooze Therapy

Scientists have proven a good sleep could actually cure your cold

Apr 22nd 2014, 2:45 PM 11,379 Views 13 Comments

Experiments on fruitflies showed faster recovery and better survival rates for the ones that had more sleep.

41 People Who Have Already Made Themselves Sick With Easter Chocolate
# Barf
From The Daily Edge
# Barf

41 People Who Have Already Made Themselves Sick With Easter Chocolate

Apr 20th 2014, 3:09 PM 4,592 Views 1 Comment

Celebrating Easter in its true spirit.

9 essential Irish remedies for everyday ailments
# FLAT 7UP
From The Daily Edge
# FLAT 7UP

9 essential Irish remedies for everyday ailments

Mar 29th 2014, 6:00 PM 84,814 Views 50 Comments

It’ll work wonders, sure just give it a go.

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015

Jan 6th 2014, 3:56 PM 7,115 Views 38 Comments

This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Damien Kiberd: Drop the goody-two-shoes approach to economic policy

Dec 22nd 2013, 8:30 AM 73 Views 49 Comments

Job figure increases are welcome – but Government needs to be bolshy to grab the three things it needs for proper growth.

All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help?
# Flu Be Gone
# Flu Be Gone

All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help?

Dec 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 18,642 Views 49 Comments

Confused about over-the-counter medicines? If you’re sick what should you ask for?

Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn
# Neuroblastoma
# Neuroblastoma

Love/Hate’s Fran, Colin Farrell and Katie Taylor rally support for Merryn

Dec 17th 2013, 7:30 AM 16,847 Views 17 Comments

Four-year-old Merryn was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma – an aggressive childhood cancer of the nervous system.

Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed

Dec 13th 2013, 12:11 PM 119 Views 20 Comments

Today, the case began of Gail O’Rorke who has been charged under the Criminal Law (Suicide) Act 1993 for assisting an MS sufferer to die.

Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The equality struggle didn’t end with Mandela’s prison release, it must continue

Dec 10th 2013, 11:30 AM 92 Views 49 Comments

Mandela did not topple white rule single-handedly – nor did he ever claim to, writes David Cronin, who says that while he retains a deep admiration for Mandela, he did turn his back on some of his beliefs.

Delay in appointing National Children's Hospital design team but construction begins in 2015
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

Delay in appointing National Children's Hospital design team but construction begins in 2015

Nov 28th 2013, 5:07 PM 8,100 Views 11 Comments

A new Programme Director John Pollock has been tasked with ensuring the National Children’s Hospital gets built.

Dr. Who-apalooza... and 4 other weekend TV highlights
# Tellywatch
From The Daily Edge
# Tellywatch

Dr. Who-apalooza... and 4 other weekend TV highlights

Nov 22nd 2013, 5:15 PM 1,527 Views 2 Comments

Whether you’re staying in or going wild we’ve got the telly for you.

7 Instagram photos that will make you feel better about your cooking
# Horrible Food
From The Daily Edge
# Horrible Food

7 Instagram photos that will make you feel better about your cooking

Nov 15th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,479 Views 0 Comments

We feel sick.

Children's hospital performs moving Katy Perry lip dub
# Hear Me Roar
From The Daily Edge
# Hear Me Roar

Children's hospital performs moving Katy Perry lip dub

Oct 23rd 2013, 7:41 AM 1,393 Views 1 Comment

There’s just… something in our eye. Or several things. There are several things in our eyes.

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

Sep 5th 2013, 7:14 AM 5,889 Views 27 Comments

A symposium is to be held in Dublin that will look at why there were 400 cases of whooping cough in Ireland in 2012, double the number than in 2011.

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints
# GP Visits
# GP Visits

One third of Irish people have avoided a GP visit due to money constraints

Aug 2nd 2013, 6:15 AM 7,927 Views 118 Comments

Worryingly, six per cent of parents in a survey also said they could not afford to bring a sick child to the doctor over the past year.

John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital
# Hospitalised
# Hospitalised

John Kerry's wife Teresa Heinz Kerry in critical but stable condition in hospital

Jul 8th 2013, 10:42 AM 12,305 Views 6 Comments

Teresa Heinz Kerry was hospitalised on Sunday for an unknown illness.

10 things Ferris Bueller taught us about pulling sickies
# Nine Times
From The Daily Edge
# Nine Times

10 things Ferris Bueller taught us about pulling sickies

Jun 12th 2013, 8:30 PM 22,579 Views 18 Comments

Ferris Bueller, you’re my hero!

Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela's condition remains the same, serious but stable

Jun 10th 2013, 10:17 AM 2,963 Views 7 Comments

It marks the second hospitalisation in as many months for the frail anti-apartheid hero, who will turn 95 in July.

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'
# Nelson Mandela
# Nelson Mandela

Prayers for Mandela as country urged to 'let him go'

Jun 9th 2013, 10:24 AM 13,986 Views 30 Comments

It is the fourth hospital stay since December for Mandela, who turns 95 next month.

Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'I've the best day job in Ireland' says Barretstown CEO

May 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 514 Views 9 Comments

People often think that working with ill children must be upsetting, but it is anything but, says Barretstown’s Dee Ahearn, who writes about how Barretstown helps children and families enjoy life again and why we all need to help ensure that work continues.

Aslan's Christy Dignam diagnosed with cancer
# Christy Dignam
# Christy Dignam

Aslan's Christy Dignam diagnosed with cancer

Mar 12th 2013, 10:19 PM 37,111 Views 77 Comments

The band have asked for support from fans and for privacy for Dignam, his wife, Kathryn and daugher, Kiera.

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 411 Views 15 Comments

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?
# Dilemma
From The Daily Edge
# Dilemma

The burning question*: Is it okay to keep a tissue up your sleeve?

Jan 28th 2013, 1:55 PM 19,039 Views 26 Comments

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Hillary Clinton hospitalised with blood clot
# Hillary
# Hillary

Hillary Clinton hospitalised with blood clot

Dec 31st 2012, 9:27 AM 9,685 Views 18 Comments

Doctors discovered the clot while Clinton was undergoing a routine follow-up examination after she fainted earlier this month.

Brendan Rodgers sick, will miss QPR clash
# QPR V Liverpool
From The42
# QPR V Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers sick, will miss QPR clash

Dec 30th 2012, 1:25 PM 1,076 Views 0 Comments

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has been sent home from London with a bug.

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action
# Sick
From The42
# Sick

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action

Dec 25th 2012, 3:53 PM 497 Views 0 Comments

Rafael Nadal has pulled out of his scheduled return date at an exhibition in Abu Dhabi this week.

Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries

Dec 25th 2012, 8:30 AM 6,285 Views 7 Comments

Coughs, colds, trips and falls are the most common injuries and illnesses around Christmas. Watch yourselves.

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

Dec 5th 2012, 9:17 PM 8,633 Views 26 Comments

The Irish Pharmacy Union has warned that hiking up the cost of prescriptions for people on low incomes could end up costing the government a lot more money than it will save.

FF to call on Government to scrap sick pay reforms
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

FF to call on Government to scrap sick pay reforms

Oct 23rd 2012, 8:13 AM 5,256 Views 33 Comments

The party describes the reforms as “job-destroying” and is to table a motion on them before the Dáil this week.

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:00 PM 10,145 Views 14 Comments

The hospital has appealed to the public to refrain from making unnecessary visits.

Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?
# Home Nursing Care
# Home Nursing Care

Senators ask: Why won't the State set aside money for terminally ill children?

Sep 26th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,827 Views 18 Comments

A group of Senators are asking the State to put aside money for a home nursing care programme for children – but it looks unlikely to pass.

Here is the week’s news… skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Sep 1st 2012, 6:00 PM 3,796 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Govt ‘chuggers’ make walking down Grafton Street impossible and Clint Eastwood helps in the search for Ireland’s Health Minister.