I developed a cold two weeks ago with painful, throbbing ear pain.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
Galway woman, Marie Hanna Curran, in this 'Personal Insights' submission reveals how her battle with illness has finally allowed her to appreciate the joy of life.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
Brendan Grace's son-in-law has spoken of the comedian's illness and his willingness to return to the limelight.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
A young woman can begin her treatment for a rare form of brain cancer in the coming days after €370,000 was raised in just 12 days.
Sat, 26 Jan, 2019
Broadcaster and author, Gareth O'Callaghan, has said he is "blown away" by the kind messages of support he has received from people he has never even met following his diagnosis with Multiple System Atrophy. (MSA)
Mon, 20 Aug, 2018
The manufacturers of one of the world's most widely used weedkiller's are insisting it does not cause cancer.
Sat, 11 Aug, 2018
Health sector workers are most likely to be off due to work-related illness, it has emerged.
Thu, 19 Apr, 2018
Thu, 18 Jan, 2018
Deliveroo has said it is offering staff the first sickness and accident insurance available to on-demand food delivery riders in the UK.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
Picture a scene: A 90-degree turn around a tall gray wall opens out to a spanning vista of the Irish Sea overlooking the lighthouse at Rockabill.
Fri, 10 Nov, 2017
Liagh Miller was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008. After a mastectomy and gruelling chemotherapy, she is cancer-free and enjoying the small things, says Helen O’Callaghan.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
The RTÉ pundit became ill after working on The Sunday Game and his condition quickly deteriorated.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Consumers are largely unaware of the main cause of food poisoning on the island of Ireland.
Fri, 18 Aug, 2017
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Doctors have created a nose drop containing a type of “friendly” bacteria which they hope could help prevent meningitis and other infections.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
As he thinks of the parents of Charlie Gard, Tony Heffernan, who lost both his children to Batten disease, says families need to have hope for their terminally ill child, and for themselves as they cope with their loss.
Thu, 27 Jul, 2017
Arlene Harris talks to the founders of a charity set up to help ease the financial stress parents with children with life-limiting illnesses can experience, added to the pain of watching their child suffer.
Wed, 07 Jun, 2017
With luck, cutting-edge technology and excellent medical care, this plucky two-year-old has beaten the odds of a debilitating disease, writes Health Correspondent Catherine Shanahan.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Influenza and respiratory illnesses have almost doubled across the country over the past two weeks.
Tue, 03 Jan, 2017
HAVE you ever pulled a sickie? If so, you’re not the only one.
Fri, 22 Jul, 2016
Children think their parents are bullet-proof, so illness or injury in mum or dad can threaten their sense of safety.
Fri, 20 May, 2016
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
Pharmacists say school children can expect to get sick 10 times a year.
Mon, 14 Sep, 2015
"Like any mother, I have been up all day and night every day and night since I found out my child is suffering,” she continues.
Tue, 28 Jul, 2015
"I am so sorry to all who have bought tickets, I truly am. This kills me."
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015
Many mental illnesses are as bad for you as smoking, with life expectancy for people with mental health problems less than that for heavy smokers, experts have found.
Fri, 23 May, 2014
A 20-year-old man was suffering from “an acute exacerbation” of schizophrenia when he brandished knives towards two passers-by and six gardaí, a court has heard.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2014
Two batches of frozen cooked mussels have had to be withdrawn from supermarket sale after they were linked to reports of illnesses, including diarrhoea.
Fri, 14 Mar, 2014
Your advisory on what you term a “bewildering mental illness” is both helpful and partial, (editorial, February 12).
Sat, 15 Feb, 2014
We want to help you to connect with the people you love, but may not see, this Christmas. Every Saturday, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, we will publish your messages in print and online, starting November 28. Say it here, in the Irish Examiner.
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