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# sickness - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

# sickness - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Plane quarantined at JFK airport after passengers report feeling ill

Other passengers are now being allowed to disembark and are having their temperatures taken.

# sickness - Thursday 25 January, 2018

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

# sickness - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Study shows humans can spot a sick person on a photo just two hours after they were infected with a germ

Such an ability to detect infection early, and from the subtlest of facial clues, has never been demonstrated before.

# sickness - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 15 tweets that everyone in the throes of cold season will relate to Sniffing Vicks

# sickness - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

# sickness - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'Three weeks after giving birth I was diagnosed with breast cancer'

The inevitable task of telling my other two children (aged five and three) what was happening made it more harrowing and more real, writes Yvonne Fagan.

# sickness - Monday 18 January, 2016

Cancer charity for children warns it will be forced to close its doors this month

The charity says that it does not have enough money to continue with its services.

# sickness - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Sugary drinks alone could cause millions of cases of type-2 diabetes

Researchers want a lot less sugar in the drinks.

# sickness - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland cut welfare benefits for obese people?

David Cameron wants to do it – should we do it here?

# sickness - Saturday 11 October, 2014

'Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever'

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

# sickness - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’ Read Me This post contains images

Extract: '8,848 metres and I’m sitting on the summit of the world’

Twenty years ago this week, Dawson Stelfox became the first Irish person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. This extract from Everest Calling: The Irish Journey, chronicles the last leg of this challenging expedition.

# sickness - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

One third of people with bipolar disorder unable to work - report

Around 40,000 people in Ireland have bipolar disorder, but many were only diagnosed after experiencing symptoms for between 2 and 3 years.

# sickness - Saturday 9 March, 2013

9 tips for keeping your body infection-free

Bacteria on your desk at work, viruses passed on by your pets and food-borne illnesses lurking in your fridge – infection is everywhere.

# sickness - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From The42 Liverpool hopeful on Brendan Rodgers recovery Sickness

Liverpool hopeful on Brendan Rodgers recovery

Assistant coach Colin Pascoe has had to take temporary charge of the club owing to his colleague’s illness.

# sickness - Sunday 18 November, 2012

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support assisted suicide?

A case currently being heard before the High Court is asking whether Irish people have the constitutional right to an assisted suicide. What do you think?

# sickness - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

People affected by rare diseases asked to have their say on new plan

The government is looking for consultations up until 13 July from anyone affected by rare diseases.

# sickness - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Pharmaceuticals should be much cheaper - ESRI

In a major new report, the Economic and Social Research Institute suggests pharmacies should display their prices in-store and offer more generic drugs.