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#Risks

# risks - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Cycling to work is only healthy if the government makes it safe, new study says

For male cyclists between the ages of 20 and 29, the negative impacts of cycling outweigh the positive, according to the study.

# risks - Monday 1 May, 2017

Skin cancer deaths in Ireland: One in four are construction workers or farmers

Workers in these industries are being urged to be aware of the risks of exposure to the sun.

# risks - Thursday 25 February, 2016

From The42 Simon Zebo: 'If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto' Risks

Simon Zebo: 'If you don’t buy a ticket you can’t win the Lotto'

The Ireland wing says there is no limitation on what Joe Schmidt’s men can do in attack.

# risks - Thursday 13 August, 2015

# risks - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes

The closure will create additional risks and be more costly, said the POA.

# risks - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Obese women should lose weight before pregnancy, TCD researchers say

A new academic review warns that babies born to obese mothers face bigger risks during pregnancy.

# risks - Saturday 7 February, 2015

'Opening a business is risky. It's time self-employed people had a safety net'

The Small Firms Association wants self-employed people to be allowed make voluntary contributions to PRSI.

# risks - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

These Trinity students think they may have solved the Bitcoin problem

Critics say that the digital currency lacks transparency – and a group of students have been trying to fix that.

# risks - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Targeted killings of journalists on the rise as beheadings signify 'new bloody chapter'

The IFJ says a total of 135 journalists have died in 2014.

# risks - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is your child safe online? New laws on the way to combat grooming

An RTÉ Investigations Unit programme showed the dangers posed to young teens online.

# risks - Thursday 8 May, 2014

No difference in mortality rate between boys and girls relating to last vaccine offered

The mortality rate was higher for boys than for girls, irrespective of the type of vaccine last offered.

# risks - Friday 15 November, 2013

Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery

Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.

# risks - Monday 14 October, 2013

Study ties chemical to possible miscarriage risk

The study is not cause for alarm, but “it’s far from reassuring that BPA is safe” for women, said leading fertility doctor.

# risks - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# risks - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Kelleher: Leaked HSE patient safety risk report ‘frightening but not surprising’

The details of the leaked report reveal fears about risks to patient safety caused by understaffing and spending cuts.

# risks - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

EU brings in new rules on public awareness of industrial hazards

Member states have to draw up emergency plans for areas surrounding industrial plants who work with large quantities of dangerous substances.

# risks - Thursday 2 February, 2012

One million packs of contraceptive pills recalled in the US

Pfizer cited packaging faults as the reason for the recall as pills could be out of sequence, leading to an increased risk of unwanted pregnancies.