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Author: Niall Crowley
Crowley, Niall (2015) The rainbow report. LGBTI health needs and experiences and health sector responses. Dublin: Child and Family Agency.
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Subject: Smoking, Cigarettes
 According to research commissioned by the Irish Cancer Society, there are approximately 134,000 e-cigarette users in Ireland.  Research into the long-term effects of their using e-cigarettes is not yet available.  The Irish Cancer Society cannot recommend the use of e-cigarettes without...
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Author: Eurostat
Being young in Europe today presents some of Eurostat's most interesting data on children and young people in the European Union. It gives an insight into the past, current and future situation of our youngest fellow citizens, ranging from attending school and participating in sport and leisure...
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Subject: alcohol
The Working Group on Regulating Sponsorship by Alcohol Companies of Major Sporting Events was established on foot of a Government decision in 2013. This decision noted the excessive patterns of alcohol consumption and resultant social, economic and health harms as set out in the Report of the...
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Subject: Family, Parents
The High-Level Policy Statement on Supporting Parents and Families aims to drive greater connectivity, effectiveness and efficiency between services to children and their families that are provided directly by the State or with its support. The Department has been assisted in developing the Policy...
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A total of 8554 mothers attended the Coombe Hospital in 2013, 7986 mothers delivered 8170 infants. Some figures (p.15): â?¢ 12.8% were current smokers; this was the lowest percentage over 7 years (highest in 2007:17.3%); â?¢ 1.4% were consuming alcohol at the time of booking (showing a...
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Subject: Substance misuse
This article draws on a research project which employed a sequential mixed-method approach with a sample of fifteen year olds (n=95) as a pilot study to guide the development of a large scale qualitative study investigating youth substance use patterns, processes, settings and drug transitions...
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Subject: Obesity
This report presents a summary of the feedback of key stakeholders based on a consultation document presenting options for action to address Ireland’s overweight and obesity epidemic. There was a very significant level of engagement by a wide range of stakeholders which has resulted in a...
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Subject: Homelessness
Key findings from the research include: Health Almost all respondents had either a diagnosed mental or physical health problem and the majority were also receiving treatment for ill health Mental health issues were very common, with over half reporting a diagnosis of depression. Almost half of the...
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Chapter 1. Dashboards of health indicators (Health status / Risk factors to health / Access to care / Quality of care / Health care resources) p.17 Chapter 2. Pharmaceutical spending trends and future challenges p.29 Chapter 3. Health status p. 45 Chapter 4. Non-medical determinants of health...

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