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#illness

# illness - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus' Tran Dai Quang

Vietnamese president dies after contracting 'rare virus'

The 61-year-old’s death is not likely to dramatically alter politics in the country.

# illness - Sunday 9 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'With palliative care, my dad was able to choose how he died - in his family's arms' Opinion

'With palliative care, my dad was able to choose how he died - in his family's arms'

Lilian Bell writes about her father, Donal Bell, on the eve of Palliative Care Week 2018.

# illness - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes' Opinion

'Three children died as a result of measles that year. I remember their eyes'

Consultant paediatrician John Fitzsimons writes about his experiences with measles, and why it’s important to vaccinate.

# illness - Friday 20 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie HSE issues warning after two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin Dublin

HSE issues warning after two confirmed cases of measles in Dublin

Members of the public have been advised that the two infected people attended a number of hospitals where it is possibly they passed on the illness.

# illness - Sunday 3 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids Every Little Helps

People asked to host coffee mornings to help make hospitals more fun places for sick kids

Volunteers spend time with sick children in hospital, doing crafts, reading to them or playing games with them.

# illness - Sunday 13 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'We are ill. We are not faking this illness. It is not in our heads' Myalgic Encephalomyelitis

Column: 'We are ill. We are not faking this illness. It is not in our heads'

Before the illness struck me twenty years ago next month, I was a self-employed artist, writes Corina Duyn.

# illness - Thursday 19 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work Mind Your Health

Ireland's health workers take the most sick days due to their work

The transport sector had the second highest number of sick days due to work related injuries and illnesses.

# illness - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness Vicar St

Mary Black 'upset' as Dublin concerts rescheduled due to illness

The singer was also forced to postpone shows in Killarney and Waterford earlier this month.

# illness - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Mary Black postpones two gigs due to shingles Black Day

Mary Black postpones two gigs due to shingles

The singer is back on stage at Dublin’s Vicar Street next week.

# illness - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

9-time Irish champion jockey Pat Smullen out for 'forseeable future' following tumour diagnosis

The 40-year-old missed the opening day of the flat season at Naas on Sunday.

# illness - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals Illness

Sick air travelers are mostly likely to infect those in the next row, study reveals

Researchers also warned that infectious crew members could infect an average of 4.6 passengers per flight.

# illness - Monday 12 February, 2018

Johnny Manziel announces he has stopped drinking following bipolar disorder diagnosis

The former Cleveland Browns quarterback has been out of the league for a number of years.

# illness - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis Waiting Lists

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis

One mother spoke to TheJournal.ie about the battle her child with Cystic Fibrosis has faced.

# illness - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 34 people have died so far from the flu this season Flu Season

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

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

# illness - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness Under The Weather

People urged to get flu vaccine after jump in cases of influenza-like illness

People in high-risk groups include pregnant women and those over the age of 65.

# illness - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

A year and a half after fearing for her life, former Wimbledon champion announces comeback

France’s Marion Bartoli originally retired immediately after winning the 2013 title.

# illness - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research Vaccinations

Flu vaccine can protect children who receive it, as well as younger siblings - research

The HSE is urging all those at risk to get vaccinated.

# illness - Monday 20 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis' Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# illness - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department Dublin

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

# illness - Thursday 9 November, 2017

'3 or 4' members of Ireland team affected by travelling bug in Adelaide

Team physio Enda McGinley says everyone will be available for Sunday’s first test.

# illness - Thursday 26 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks Viral War

There's a new flu-forecasting tool to help predict seasonal outbreaks

The new model for forecasting seasonal outbreaks makes better predictions by factoring in how much the virus changed compared to recent years.

# illness - Friday 20 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers' Pku

'If I stay in Ireland, my daughter could be slipping through my fingers'

People with PKU, a rare genetic disorder, are fighting for access to medication.

# illness - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware' Infection

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

# illness - Monday 3 July, 2017

2013 Wimbledon champion feared she would die

Former tennis player Marion Bartoli discusses her long road to recovery as she prepares for her role commentating at Wimbledon.

# illness - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health General Election This post contains videos

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health

Jeremy Corbyn said Lyn Brown will fill in for Abbott as shadow home secretary.

# illness - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I had missed his fourth birthday with being in hospital and here he was comforting me' Shadow Children

'I had missed his fourth birthday with being in hospital and here he was comforting me'

A new awareness campaign aims to raise funds to help so-called “shadow children”.

# illness - Friday 21 April, 2017

Chelsea's Gary Cahill a doubt for FA Cup semi-final after spending two nights in hospital

The defender was treated for gastroenteritis and could therefore miss Chelsea’s clash against Spurs tomorrow.

# illness - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Psoriatic arthritis: 'It is very much an invisible illness because I look and appear fine' Read Me

Psoriatic arthritis: 'It is very much an invisible illness because I look and appear fine'

It is unacceptable to only have access to medical experts and services within regular business hours, writes Sandra Quinn.

# illness - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66 RIP

Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66

The longstanding Sinn Féin politician had recently stepped down as deputy first minister of Northern Ireland.

# illness - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo' Cancer

'We had to get up at 4am and travel nearly four hours so Mum could get chemo'

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said the response from the government in Letterkenny is “pathetic”.

# illness - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking' Edwin Sammon

'When I told people I had cancer, because I'm a comedian I had to say I wasn't joking'

We spoke to the comedian about his new show.

# illness - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it' Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# illness - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl Lauralynn

'I just want people to remember her': A mother's first Christmas without her little girl

Tara Curran said the family’s spirits were lifted when they received a special gift from hospice staff on Christmas Eve.

# illness - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Beating homelessness: 'I look at photos of my grandchildren to keep me sober' Homeless In The West

Beating homelessness: 'I look at photos of my grandchildren to keep me sober'

High rents, alcoholism and illness – there are so many roads that lead to homelessness.

# illness - Monday 28 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie HSE drug advisor says life-changing cystic fibrosis drug is "not value for money" Orkambi

HSE drug advisor says life-changing cystic fibrosis drug is "not value for money"

It was reported yesterday that the HSE would not be financing the drug.

# illness - Friday 18 November, 2016

Heartbreak for Seery as farewell UFC bout suffers late cancellation

The Dubliner’s opponent Ian McCall has pulled out citing illness.

# illness - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging Superbugs

Use antibiotics as a 'quick fix' for a cold? It won't work and could be very damaging

Pharmacists have said misusing and overusing antibiotics is “one of the most significant threats to patient safety in Ireland”.

# illness - Sunday 6 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals Waiting Times

The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals

“The patient doesn’t care who pays a salary or what title you have. People on the frontline need to be integrated in the decision making process.”

# illness - Saturday 15 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing' Death Charter

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

# illness - Monday 12 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Addiction is an illness, whether we like it or not" - Drugs Minister wants your views Illness
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