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Would you like to know exactly what to eat to have energy for exercise? SCCUL Enterprises are pleased to offer a free seminar on the area of Nutrition and Exercise in the SCCUL Enterprise Centre, Ballybane on Thursday October 29th at 7pm. Edel Keaveney, a qualified nutritionist and kinesiologist will present this seminar examining best practices… Read more »

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As the sunny summer weather has arrived, so has a greater threat to people, especially children, of being bitten by ticks and contracting Lyme Disease. According to a recent survey by the Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Galway, Galway has one of the highest rates of Lyme Disease in Europe. “Lyme Disease is a bacterial… Read more »

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We received this information from a reader concerned with the amount of local residents using herbicides to eradicate dandelions. Now that spring has arrived, I would like to share some interesting information with our neighbours. I see a lot of people in the area trying to get rid of dandelions using herbicides. These herbicides can migrate… Read more »

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Strokes kill almost twice as many women as breast cancer—and the death rate for Galway females is almost twice that of men. That’s in line with the national average, according to the Irish Heart Foundation which has released its shock stroke statistics to coincide with National Stroke Week which takes place this week. The Galway… Read more »

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Nearly 200 bicycles under a public bike scheme are set to be unveiled in Galway City next week. The bikes—which are all branded Cola-Cola Zero under a sponsorship agreement—can be hired once a customer has registered for a €5 annual subscription (increasing to €10 in January). There are a total of seventeen docking stations across the city—with… Read more »

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This article appears courtesy of John Duffy MPSI of Claregalway Pharmacy. For more information, phone 091 799 754 or pop in and speak with any of the staff. Open Monday–Friday 9am–8pm and Saturday 9am–7pm. Coeliac Disease—gluten free diet Coeliac disease is a condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the small intestine (part of the… Read more »

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Students and staff have been put on alert at NUI Galway after an outbreak of measles. The college warned people by text about the highly contagious virus and told them to stay away from class if they were feeling unwell. Two students have already been confirmed as suffering from measles. Doctors and nurses are on… Read more »

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