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# life-saving - Friday 10 June, 2016

Gig-goer rescues man from Liffey after concert in the 3Arena

Gig-goer rescues man from Liffey after concert in the 3Arena

Jun 10th 2016, 12:18 PM 30,378 Views 17 Comments

Paul Downes rescued the man on Wednesday night.

# life-saving - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Over 100 twins saved by laser surgery while still in the womb

Oct 6th 2015, 11:28 AM 13,051 Views 11 Comments

The procedure involves placing a tiny camera through the mother’s abdomen and into the womb.

# life-saving - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Varadkar refuses to rule out privatisation of air ambulance

Jul 16th 2015, 8:02 PM 14,112 Views 53 Comments

Since 2012, the Irish Air Corps have helped sick people travel to hospital from all over the country.

# life-saving - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Here are the cancer warning signs that could save your life
# Be Aware
# Be Aware

Here are the cancer warning signs that could save your life

Jun 16th 2015, 3:34 PM 44,776 Views 18 Comments

Men’s Health Week runs from 15 June to 21 June.

# life-saving - Sunday 1 February, 2015

'It's a scandal': Patients with rare blood disorder being denied access to life-saving drug
# HSE
# HSE

'It's a scandal': Patients with rare blood disorder being denied access to life-saving drug

Feb 1st 2015, 8:15 AM 11,472 Views 21 Comments

The HSE said pharmaceutical firms should not hold the Irish health service to ransom for the provision of any drug.

# life-saving - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Children can't get surgery because of Ukraine crisis, the Irish government is being asked to help
# Life Saving Surgery
# Life Saving Surgery

Children can't get surgery because of Ukraine crisis, the Irish government is being asked to help

Apr 16th 2014, 4:51 PM 9,748 Views 52 Comments

One in four children diagnosed with ‘Chernobyl Heart’ will die before the age of 6.

# life-saving - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Irish Cancer Society: 'A dialogue on the high price of drugs needs to happen'
# Cancer
# Cancer

Irish Cancer Society: 'A dialogue on the high price of drugs needs to happen'

Aug 29th 2013, 2:08 PM 3,797 Views 7 Comments

The body charged with assessing the cost effectiveness of drugs for the HSE said two cancer treatments are too costly.

# life-saving - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month
# Stolen Life
# Stolen Life

Hundreds of life-saving ring buoys go missing every month

Jul 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,940 Views 19 Comments

The ringbuoys disappear from around the country – and Irish Water Safety say they have even heard of people using the rope from them as clotheslines.

# life-saving - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life
# Campaign
# Campaign

Campaign launched to save teen cancer sufferer’s life

Aug 28th 2011, 10:20 AM 5,723 Views 83 Comments

Sean Lyne is suffering from stage four cancer and has discovered a clinic in the US that could offer him a life-saving treatment.