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#Awareness

# awareness - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From The42 Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign A Bloody Good Cause

Loss of grandmother inspires Rice to launch health awareness campaign

Longford Town’s Stephen Rice and a number of League of Ireland footballers have pulled together to promote platelet donating.

# awareness - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Quiz time: Spot the correct Apple logo

Sounds too easy, right?

# awareness - Monday 23 February, 2015

Increase in the number of men in their 20s and 30s with eating disorders

Eating Disorder Awareness Week starts today.

# awareness - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Over 200 Irish children diagnosed with cancer every year

Gold ribbons will be sold around the country today to raise awareness of childhood cancer in Ireland.

# awareness - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

"I was diagnosed when I was 14 and it was very scary. There is still no reason for it"

A former Irish cricketer talks about her diagnosis of epilepsy.

# awareness - Sunday 18 January, 2015

'I miss that bit of lung they took away - not badly, mind you'

Frank Cox got lung cancer at the same age his dad died from it.

# awareness - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Have you swiped on this profile?

# awareness - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

It took 15 months for this little boy to be diagnosed and he still isn't getting the treatment he needs

A conference is being held in Dublin today to raise awareness of PANDAS syndrome.

# awareness - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Living with Lupus: Attacked by your own immune system

October is Lupus Awareness Month.

# awareness - Monday 13 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason Hair Raising

This Swedish billboard with a twist is going viral for a great reason

The best awareness-raising campaign you’ll see today.

# awareness - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'It’s like someone beating you up': The invisible illness no one's talking about

Fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition that can leave people immobile, is often misdiagnosed.

# awareness - Sunday 21 September, 2014

'You could have lung disease, but won't notice if your only exercise is shopping'

Most people are unable to spot the warning signs of the disease.

# awareness - Monday 15 September, 2014

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home Warning This post contains a poll

Watch out for dangerous carbon monoxide in your home

The deadly gas can build up in the home, and can’t be detected by our senses.

# awareness - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Opinion: 'We patrol the waters on the look out for someone contemplating suicide'

Since Waterford Search and Rescue was established they have saved 74 lives.

# awareness - Monday 1 September, 2014

Sons and daughters are the biggest perpetrators of elder abuse

Over 2,400 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE last year.

# awareness - Friday 22 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know Bogus

The 'Camel Toe Challenge' is going viral, but here's what you need to know

It’s fake. Fake fake fake.

# awareness - Monday 28 July, 2014

More training needed for teachers on female genital mutilation to identify children at risk

In Ireland it is estimated that 3,780 women have undergone female genital mutilation.

# awareness - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Preeclampsia kills 76,000 pregnant women each year but warning signs can go unnoticed

Today the first national preeclampsia awareness day, a condition that impacts one in ten pregnancies, was launched.

# awareness - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Struggling with your mental health, but don't know where to turn? This can help

Mental Health Reform says people are unsure of where to go next when they or a loved one first start to experience a mental health difficulty.

# awareness - Monday 16 June, 2014

'I was treated disgracefully': Fears over possible widespread misdiagnosis of Lyme disease

One woman with the condition is administrating antibiotics herself at home, as doctors have refused to recognise the condition.

# awareness - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Have you had an eye test in the last two years? Half of people in Ireland haven't

A fifth have never had a sight test at all.

# awareness - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Mary O'Rourke wants you to know the truth about shingles

There are four main myths about shingles that a new campaign looks to dispel.

# awareness - Monday 9 June, 2014

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

# awareness - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise Close Calls This post contains videos

STOP! Luas operators urge drivers to halt at red lights as tram collisions rise

Over 90 per cent of road vehicle / tram collisions happened on the Luas Red Line, while ten per cent happened on the Luas Green Line.

# awareness - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Booklet launched to combat "suicide crisis" and increase in rural isolation

Produced with Pieta House and the Irish Countrywomen’s Association, it is aimed at helping individuals to recognise the signs of suicidal behaviour.

# awareness - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Catch-up Wednesday: 3 midweek longreads

Get up to speed with the latest news, opinions and insights with our hand-picked in-depth reads.

# awareness - Friday 9 May, 2014

"Shocking" lack of awareness of heart failure symptoms among Irish public

87 per cent of people surveyed mistook these symptoms for ‘normal signs of ageing”.

# awareness - Monday 5 May, 2014

From The42 Remembering Alan Feeley - 'Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place' Organ Donation

Remembering Alan Feeley - 'Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place'

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

# awareness - Sunday 4 May, 2014

7,500 cyclists, 123 towns, and two weeks: The brave participants of the Cycle Against Suicide

“The cycle is about getting the message out that ‘It’s ok not to be ok’ and it’s absolutely ok to ask for help”.

# awareness - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Government is 'ignoring suicide crisis' says Pieta House founder

Joan Freeman says that suicide is a “warm blanket used by our politicians during the cold days of campaigning, only to be shrugged off when elected”.

Buttimer: HIV awareness campaign needed as memory of epidemic fades

The Fine Gael TD said the stark rises in cases over the past decade needs to be addressed.

# awareness - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Organ Donation: The donors and the people they save

Today is the final day of Organ Donor Awareness Week.

# awareness - Friday 4 April, 2014

"Bestowed a bright shining light": Appleby jewellers' son saved by donor

Gerry and Helen’s son Simon was called to Beaumont Hospital to undergo a kidney transplant operation last week.

# awareness - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

These are the ten counties with the highest rates of bowel cancer

The Irish Cancer Society has highlighted these ‘hotspots’ as Bowel Cancer Awareness Month gets under-way.

# awareness - Sunday 30 March, 2014

“People are being left to rot”: Rare disease sufferers feel let down by health service

The daughter has been advised to get treatment abroad for her condition – but it might cost the family thousands of euro.

# awareness - Saturday 29 March, 2014

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland should have an opt out system for organ donation?

Ireland currently has an opt-in system, do you think that should change?

# awareness - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

Record number of organ transplants in Ireland last year

That’s despite the number of deceased donors being the same as 10 years ago.

# awareness - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Group of Meath students come up with plan to save lives

The students will have their project implemented during organ donation week.

# awareness - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Gardaí will be out in force to ensure everyone has a ‘safe and fun’ St. Patrick’s weekend

“Between 2007 to 2013, 17 people were killed and seriously injured on our roads on St. Patrick’s Day

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.