So that’s nearly Wednesday wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
One of the country's leading HPV vaccine campaigners Laura Brennan has died at the age of 26.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
Here's your lunchtime news bulletin.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan said Gardasil is only 70% safe, however, the worst that can be said against the vaccine is that it isn’t 100% effective, writes
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
It is time that the Great Leader acted decisively on this generational change he speaks about and stands down to make way for Mary Lou, writes
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris has again sought reassurances from his junior health minster over his stance on the HPV vaccine.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called for the head of the HSE to be sacked over what he calls a "vicious and unwarranted" attack on parents.
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017
Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has said that HPV vaccine scaremongers should leave medical advice to the medical professionals.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
If you are a parent of one of the 30,000 girls who will be offered the vaccine in September, you are right to inform yourself, but do so from trusted scientific sources, writes
Fri, 11 Aug, 2017
The State’s health watchdog is assessing whether boys should be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), a highly contagious virus spread through sexual contact.
Wed, 05 Jul, 2017
A decision on the cost- effectiveness of offering the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys is not expected until September next year, it has emerged.
Sun, 14 May, 2017
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA), has said research will be undertaken in Ireland to see if the HPV vaccine should be extended to boys.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
The European premiere of Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic, was screened in Dublin last night.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
outlines why some parents refuse to allow their daughters take a vaccine to help prevent cervical cancer and explains why they should change their minds.
Wed, 07 Sep, 2016
Tue, 09 Aug, 2016
The parents of 65 chronically ill teenage girls who claim they are suffering serious side effects from the HPV cervical cancer vaccine have joined a support group to get help for their daughters.
Tue, 25 Aug, 2015
Families should be grateful to your paper for the article by Liz Dunphy (16 July) which highlighted the reported adverse reactions experienced by young Irish girls to the so-called “cervical cancer” vaccine.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
Boys are being exposed to certain preventable cancers and sexually transmitted diseases because of the State’s continuing failure to include them in a vaccination programme available to girls since 2010.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
Actor Michael Douglas has been credited with “spectacularly” raising awareness of head and neck cancer (HNC) after he attributed some throat cancers to oral sex during an interview with The Guardian.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
A CORK priest has questioned the safety of the cervical cancer vaccine due to be rolled out here next month and said parents should instead be extolling the virtues of chastity.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2010
THERE are some things worth protesting about. Recently, I took to the streets to retain the medical card for the over-70s, stop the education cuts and highlight the reduction in assistance to people with disabilities.
Wed, 26 Nov, 2008
TWO personal advisers to Health Minister Mary Harney have earned almost €300,000 between them since October last year.
Wed, 12 Nov, 2008
Health Minister Mary Harney has announced that due to current economic constraints, the rollout of the HPV vaccination programme will not go ahead.
Tue, 04 Nov, 2008
A DRUG company study claims to prove it makes economic sense for Ireland to begin a national vaccination programme against cervical cancer.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2007