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US Experts to Assess Kids Heart Surgery Future on All-Ireland Basis

US Experts to Assess Kids Heart Surgery Future on All-Ireland Basis Stormont Health Minister Edwin Poots has affirmed that a team of American experts are going to assess future of children's heart surgery born with cardiac disease on an All-Ireland basis.

It has been seen that children affected from cardiac disease in Northern Ireland have to travel to Dublin or Great Britain for surgeries. There are a number of parents who have objected on the same.

About 70 Patients Not Informed Of Their Cardiac Disease Test Results

About 70 Patients Not Informed Of Their Cardiac Disease Test ResultsAccording to a latest report, about 70 people at the national centre for medical genetics at Our Lady's hospital in Crumlin have never been informed about the fact they are potentially at risk of inherited cardiac disease.

50 percent lung cancer patients have been smokers at some time in life

50 percent lung cancer patients have been smokers at some time in lifeLatest data suggests that almost half of the patients who have been diagnosed with the deadly lung cancer in the nation's greatest healing facility were smokers who had stopped later.

Disease authority Prof John Reynolds said the figures were a stark indication of the dangers of consuming smoking regardless.

Centra Pink Walks Continue to Raise Awareness and Funds for Breast Cancer

Centra Pink Walks Continue to Raise Awareness and Funds for Breast CancerDonegal people are quite determined when it comes to contributing their bit for fighting against breast cancer.

This is the reason that they gathered at large number to take part in 11 Centra Pink Walks that was organized to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society's Action Breast Cancer.

Central Remedial Clinic Used Donations to Raise Staff Salaries

Central Remedial Clinic Used Donations to Raise Staff SalariesMinister for Social Protection Joan Burton is quite disturbed to know that donations have been used to increase the salaries of officials working at the Central Remedial Clinic.

While speaking at the Labour Party National Conference that took place in Killarney, Burton asked that the Central Remedial Clinic has to come out in public and clarify the matter.

Students Furry towards DrinkAware Campaign

Students Furry towards DrinkAware CampaignDrinkAware is a campaign group, which was organized to encourage students to have responsible drinking. This campaign is run by Meas, which does not encourage students to drink; neither had they put any ban on it. According to a new report, campaign group said that they are not in the favor to apply nanny state approach to alcohol.

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