Kevin Nolan, the Kilmacud Crokes and former Dublin footballer, was devastated to receive a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes. He tells us how he came to terms with his illness.
In Ireland, the HPV vaccination is available free to girls — but because of its association with head and neck cancers, is there an argument that it should be offered free to boys, too?
Some diseases may have been reduced or consigned to history — but if we don't continue to protect ourselves with vaccinations, they will return with a vengeance.
Year on year, the number of people in Ireland requiring hospital treatment for diabetes-related foot complications is increasing. What can be done to stop this worrying trend?