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#Sick

# sick - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Five people are infected with Ebola every hour in Sierre Leone

New cases being recorded are doubling every few weeks.

# sick - Thursday 25 September, 2014

€800 worth of equipment stolen from ambulance for critically ill children Ploughing Championships This post contains videos

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

The money could have funded two ‘angel trips’.

# sick - Monday 15 September, 2014

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

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.

# sick - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

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

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

The shocking video emerged online over the weekend.

# sick - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

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

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

# sick - Friday 9 May, 2014

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

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.

# sick - Saturday 26 April, 2014

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

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

# sick - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Scientists have proven a good sleep could actually cure your cold

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

# sick - Sunday 20 April, 2014

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

41 People Who Have Already Made Themselves Sick With Easter Chocolate

Celebrating Easter in its true spirit.

# sick - Saturday 29 March, 2014

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

9 essential Irish remedies for everyday ailments

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

# sick - Monday 6 January, 2014

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015

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

# sick - Sunday 22 December, 2013

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

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

# sick - Saturday 21 December, 2013

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

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

# sick - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

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

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

# sick - Friday 13 December, 2013

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

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.

# sick - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

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

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.

# sick - Thursday 28 November, 2013

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

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

# sick - Friday 22 November, 2013

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

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

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

# sick - Friday 15 November, 2013

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

# sick - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

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

Children's hospital performs moving Katy Perry lip dub

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

# sick - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Cases of whooping cough on the increase in developed countries

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.

# sick - Friday 2 August, 2013

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

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.

# sick - Monday 8 July, 2013

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

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

# sick - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

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

10 things Ferris Bueller taught us about pulling sickies

Ferris Bueller, you’re my hero!

# sick - Monday 10 June, 2013

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

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

# sick - Sunday 9 June, 2013

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

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

# sick - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

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

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.

# sick - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

Aslan's Christy Dignam diagnosed with cancer

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

# sick - Friday 8 February, 2013

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

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.

# sick - Monday 28 January, 2013

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

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

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

# sick - Monday 31 December, 2012

Hillary Clinton hospitalised with blood clot

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

# sick - Sunday 30 December, 2012

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

Brendan Rodgers sick, will miss QPR clash

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

# sick - Tuesday 25 December, 2012

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

Christmas bug: Sick Nadal postpones return to action

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

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

# sick - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Pharmacists: Increased prescription charges may lead to people being hospitalised

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.

# sick - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

FF to call on Government to scrap sick pay reforms

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

# sick - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Outbreak of Norovirus in Dublin's Beaumont Hospital

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

# sick - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

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

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.

# sick - Saturday 1 September, 2012

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

Here is the week’s news… skewed

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.

# sick - Monday 13 August, 2012

"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies Warning This post contains images

"Meaningless" vaccination certs can spell danger for puppies

Vet Pete Wedderburn has publicised Leo the Shih Tzu’s (pictured) battle for life to show how meaningless vaccination certs could even lead to puppies being euthanised.