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2011-12-10 01:33:37

People in Northern Ireland have a lower risk of developing some cancers than those living in the Republic of Ireland.

2011-11-04 10:20:06

Around 4,000 deaths could be prevented every year if the UK population adopted the average diet eaten in England.

2011-10-11 14:08:39

Forty-five per cent of cancer survivors in Northern Ireland suffer from physical and mental health problems years after their treatment has finished.

2011-10-04 09:40:52

There are significant variations in the number and type of organ donations made across all four UK countries.

2011-07-27 10:08:00

DUN LAOGHAIRE, Ireland, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stena Line, the largest ferry company on the Irish Sea, has signed a sponsorship deal with another giant, the Belfast Giants, in a two year title sponsorship deal.

2011-06-29 12:59:50

Alcohol and drugs are fuelling homicide and suicide rates in Northern Ireland, a new independent report by University of Manchester researchers has found, with alcohol appearing to be a key factor for the country's higher suicide rates, including among mental health patients, compared to England and Wales.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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