Health

Dying from the flu

February 6, 2019

As flu cases deaths increased over the the recent winter season, there was also no dramtic growth in people getting the flu vaccine.

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DCU’s favourite shopkeeper

December 12, 2018

An observant student wandering around the DCU campus on a chilly winter morning may notice a handful of friendly pensioners from the local area making their way through the crowd to reach the front doors

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Happy little pills

December 12, 2018

problems aren’t miraculously solved when you tell someone how you’re feeling

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The forgotten Florence Nightingales of our generation

December 12, 2018

A profession that is composed of the brightest elements of humanity is subjected to the toughest challenges. Student nurses enter a system that is not only incredibly challenging, but employment after graduation is left to mere chance.

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Risky business: sex sells

December 12, 2018

I feel more afraid walking down dark streets in Dublin late at night than I do in my own apartment when I’m working,

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Storm in a teacup

December 12, 2018

The effects of climate change can be clearly seen, the most evident effect can be seen in the increased temperature. Temperatures have risen by 0.7oC between 1890-2008 and most significantly by 0.4oC between 1980-2008.

Health

Syphilis on the rise across Ireland

December 12, 2018

Syphilis cases are increasing to record levels in Ireland according to the HSE. The STI can be treated with antibiotics and caught by getting a blood test.

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Those winter blues

November 28, 2018

University life, with all it’s merits, will statistically spike the vast majority of our anxiety levels at some point. With the ever darkening days of winter also slowly consuming us, it may feel that anxiety is closer to our front door than ever.

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All work and no play

November 28, 2018

When you picture a ‘student lifestyle’, the appeal of  nights out, student accommodation and freedom springs to mind, but behind the scenes this ‘freedom’ comes at a cost.

Health

Scentsation

November 28, 2018

Roisin Maguire looks into how we can use essential oils to our advantage in our everyday lives.

Food

Building Bulk

November 28, 2018

Eoin Harte discusses the do’s and don’ts when it comes to supplements.

Health

VAT introduced on food supplements

November 28, 2018

The introduction of VAT on food supplements has caused upset with the Revenue amongst health food shops and some calling it a “tax on the elderly.”