Spring into action - suggestions for outdoor family activities
Spring is an excellent time of year for reflection and rejuvenation and can help keep you motivated to maintain your New Year’s goals. As the evenings begin to extend before our eyes, there are many ways to enjoy our natural surroundings and get some physical activity in, too. Why not try some of our activity suggestions and spring into action with us.
Family 3 min read
How physical activity can help to prevent cancer
When we think of cancer, we often think of it as a big disease on which we can have little impact. But that is not the case. Here Orla Dolan CEO of Breakthrough Cancer research talks about how what we actually do can have the power to lower our risk of getting different types of cancers.
Health 4 min read
Top ten goals for better health in 2018
As another New Year rolls around, millions of us worldwide will make a New Year’s resolution to improve our lives. Many of these resolutions will commit us to making changes that promote a healthier lifestyle. Aside from making New Year’s resolutions, keeping them is equally as important. Orla O' Callaghan, our Occupational Health Advisor, suggests 10 long-term habit changes that could help you to become healthier and stay healthy in 2018.
Health 3 min read
Why the amount of alcohol you drink impacts your cancer risk
This week is Awareness Week on Alcohol Related Harm (AWARH), which aims to get EU and national policy makers to pledge to address alcohol related harm in Europe. The theme for this year’s AWARH is Alcohol and Cancer. Orla Dolan from Breakthrough Cancer Research discusses the links between alcohol and cancer.
Health 2 min read
What supports do you need when returning to work following cancer treatment?
Improvements in treatment and prognosis of many forms of cancer mean that an increasing number of survivors of cancer will need support returning to work following treatment. Mary Forde, Occupational Health Manager at Laya healthcare discusses her recent findings following her research with the National University of Ireland, Galway.
Health 5 min read