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Top medic says pressures at hospitals are not just for Christmas

The Clinical Medical Director at Cork University Hospital says it is inconceivable to think that health care staff would be granted extended leave over the Christmas period. Dr Mike O’Connor was speaking on RTE radio following comments from the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, who called on the Health Service Executive to “properly manage and deploy” resources in… Read More »

Air pollution triggers Alzheimer's, dementia, expert says

Air pollution is caused by the presence of toxic substances in the atmosphere, mainly produced by human activities. From smog hanging over cities to smoke inside the home, air pollution poses a major threat to health and climate. Although there are numerous health hazards caused by air pollution, according to professor Şerefnur Öztürk, unclean air… Read More »

Chemicals found in makeup, soap, other personal care products may speed up puberty in girls, study says

According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in personal care products may contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. (iStock) Makeup, toothpaste, and soap: What do these everyday personal care items have in common? According to a recent study, certain chemicals found in them could contribute to girls hitting puberty earlier. The study, which was… Read More »