10,000 steps a day — or fewer?

10,000 steps a day has become the gold standard for many people. That number has sold many step-counting devices and inspired interoffice competitions. But it’s a big number that can be hard to reach. When people continue to not hit five digits, eventually some ditch the effort altogether. Dr. I… [Read More...]

Family ‘torn apart’ if Irish man deported from US – RTE.ie

Family ‘torn apart’ if Irish man deported from US RTE.ie’A hard-working family man’: Irish father-of-three facing deportation after decade seeking US residency TheJournal.ieIrishman held in US prepares to spend weeks behind bars, says father The Irish TimesWife of Cork man Keith Byrne facing deportation from … [Read More...]

More opioids, more pain: Fueling the fire

For more than a century, clinicians have noticed a paradoxical phenomenon: certain patients who are taking opioids (which are supposed to numb pain) become more sensitive to pain than those who are not taking opioids. The earliest observation of this phenomenon can be traced back to the British physician Sir … [Read More...]

Child in Louth dies after tragic accident – Dundalk Democrat

Child in Louth dies after tragic accident Dundalk DemocratSeven-year-old girl dies in ‘tragic accident’ in driveway of Louth house TheJournal.ieGirl (7) dies after tragic incident involving car in driveway Independent.ieCommunity distraught as seven-year-old girl killed after car rolled over her in Louth The … [Read More...]