# public-health - Monday 17 April, 2017
Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.
# public-health - Thursday 22 December, 2016
An ongoing online campaign against in-school vaccinations is not based on scientific evidence, and is contradicted by volumes of it.
# public-health - Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The Climate Action Minister says four people die every day due to air pollution. We put his claim to the test.
# public-health - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
Research from the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) suggests that people who commute for long periods of time are potentially “shortening their lives”.
# public-health - Sunday 14 August, 2016
FactCheck delves into an on-air dispute over a major issue lurking on the horizon for Ireland.
# public-health - Monday 25 July, 2016
An aborted foetus in Slovenia also had microcephaly.
# public-health - Monday 11 April, 2016
TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck puts some alarming recent headlines to the test.
# public-health - Monday 1 February, 2016
The organisation made the announcement this evening.
# public-health - Thursday 12 November, 2015
And anyone who doesn’t comply could be evicted.
# public-health - Monday 19 October, 2015
A new US study has calculated the cost of binge drinking to the economy.
# public-health - Friday 11 September, 2015
“Currently the evidence base does not support prohibiting vaping in public places…”
# public-health - Sunday 26 July, 2015
The facts (and figures) of life.
# public-health - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
A new Trinity study shows that treatment for ‘legal highs’ dropped to virtually nil
# public-health - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
It’s all about the molecules.
# public-health - Friday 24 April, 2015
From 2009-2013, Scott County, Indiana had three HIV infections. There have been 142 since January.
# public-health - Tuesday 14 April, 2015
Commercial interests have no place in public health, writes addiction counsellor Rolande Anderson.
# public-health - Friday 10 April, 2015
The restaurant in Roscommon was reopened after five days
# public-health - Monday 24 November, 2014
A number of different public bodies attended a training event in Tallaght today.
# public-health - Thursday 16 October, 2014
# public-health - Monday 6 October, 2014
Boys are 50% more likely than girls to have such conditions.
# public-health - Saturday 4 October, 2014
Scare tactics and misinformation should have no place in deciding public health policy.
# public-health - Thursday 2 October, 2014
With new laws to restrict smoking, we’re asking: Nanny state gone too far? Or public health necessity?
A bill will go to the Dáil next week, and has government support.
# public-health - Friday 5 September, 2014
A new editorial published in the British Journal of General Practice has hit out at “alarmist” criticism of the devices.
There has been criticism of the World Health Organisation over the slow response to the Ebola outbreak.
# public-health - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
…Especially women and children.
# public-health - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
Some 30,000 people have been kept inside the city of Yumen for a week.
# public-health - Wednesday 7 May, 2014
# public-health - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
The four main political parties were joined by Alcohol Action Ireland and Alastair Campbell to launch a new informal Oireachtas group on the issue.
# public-health - Tuesday 19 November, 2013
The general scheme of the bill to standard packaging on cigarettes is to be the subject of public hearings by an Oireachtas committee.
# public-health - Wednesday 30 October, 2013
Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.
# public-health - Saturday 7 September, 2013
Anti-fluoride campaigners quote unreliable studies in opposition to water fluoridation, but the real reason we should stop adding it to public water is because it’s unnecessary and a waste of money, writes Craig Connolly.
# public-health - Thursday 11 July, 2013
The naked demonstration will “symbolise how we in Ireland have been stripped of our rights to clean safe water”, according to organisers.
# public-health - Saturday 1 June, 2013
Russians still smoke plentifully on public transport and administrative buildings, but all that could change under an ambitious new anti-tobacco plan.
# public-health - Sunday 3 February, 2013
Childers said clients should be aware of certain Irish PR firms, which she claimed were “representing the tobacco industry and not being open and transparent about it”.
# public-health - Friday 4 January, 2013
The combination of holiday ailments and the winter vomiting bug mean hospitals are busier than they might usually be.
# public-health - Wednesday 21 November, 2012
Pharmacists have warned that overuse of antibiotics is a major public health threat – and that we could eventually run out of effective antibiotics.
# public-health - Monday 20 August, 2012
New data published in The Lancet shows much higher infection rates of TB, HIV and Hepatitis-C among homeless people.
# public-health - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
And read why one local resident in the Clontarf area is hoping for a particularly speedy resolution…
# public-health - Monday 23 July, 2012
Junior minister says the cheap and easy availability of alcohol needs to be addressed to curb consumption.