BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2020: TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE CANCER RISK

1 in 10 Irish women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and the HSE state that alcohol is responsible for 1 in 8 breast cancers in Ireland. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take some time to understand alcohol and its impact, and see if you can make…

BOWEL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH: TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE YOUR RISK

The Irish Cancer Society estimates that up to 2,800 people will be diagnosed with bowel cancer this year, and more than 1,000 people will die from it. However, with a growing, ageing population, the National Cancer Registry projects the number of diagnoses to reach over…

WORLD CANCER DAY 2020

Alcohol is known as a modifiable risk factor for at least seven types of cancer. While there are many different contributory factors for cancer, there are some positive actions we can take to reduce our own and our family’s cancer risk. This means that by making…

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2019: TAKE ACTION TO REDUCE CANCER RISK

1 in 10 Irish women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime, and the HSE state that alcohol is responsible for 1 in 8 breast cancers in Ireland. This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take some time to understand alcohol and its impact, and see if you can make…

IRISH HEART MONTH 2019: DRINK LESS FOR A HAPPY HEART

In 2018, almost 3 in 10 deaths in Ireland were caused by heart disease and stroke according to the Central Statistics Office. The 2019 Pfizer Health Index found that 40% of Irish adults are concerned about developing heart disease in the future, while high blood pressure…

DRINKAWARE LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN, CHANGE THE TREND, DURING MEN’S HEALTH WEEK

The 2019 Drinkaware Index report revealed that men in Ireland, particularly under-34s, are exhibiting consistent hazardous and potentially harmful drinking patterns. In response to these findings, during Men’s Health Week, Drinkaware, the national not-for-profit organisation working to reduce alcohol misuse,…

EUROPEAN WEEK AGAINST CANCER 2019

Alcohol is known as a modifiable risk factor for at least seven types of cancer. This means it is a risk factor we can do something about. While there are many different contributory factors for cancer, there are some positive actions we can take to reduce…

BOWEL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH 2019

The Irish Cancer Society estimates that up to 2,800 people will be diagnosed with bowel cancer this year, and more than 1,000 people will die from it. However, with a growing, ageing population, the National Cancer Registry projects the number of diagnoses to reach over…