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Margaret Hawkins
Margaret Hawkins

Health columnist

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Margaret Hawkins is the health columnist with Irish Country Living.

Imagine swallowing a tiny, high-tech camera that can examine your bowel and detect disease. No, it isn’t a Star Trek story, writes Margaret Hawkins.
By Margaret Hawkins on 14 September 2017
On the autism spectrum? Then you’re different, not less. That was the compelling message from Professor Temple Grandin, the US expert on autism. Margaret Hawkins reports
By Margaret Hawkins on 07 September 2017
As schools open and with winter round the corner, check out these Healthbytes for news, advice, new product information and useful tips, writes Margaret Hawkins
By Margaret Hawkins on 31 August 2017
Having a timely health check could save your life. Wexford farmer Colm Doran (68) tells Margaret how a free check-up saved his life
By Margaret Hawkins on 24 August 2017
Lack of sleep – how can it affect your health and your life? Margaret Hawkins talks to a sleep disorder specialist about the different types of disorders and the treatment available
By Margaret Hawkins on 17 August 2017
Polyps can be present in the bowel without causing any harm, but why are they always removed when found during an investigation for something else?
By Margaret Hawkins on 10 August 2017
Good news is often forgotten in our health service but scientific discoveries by Irish researchers are making a huge difference to patients’ lives, writes Margaret Hawkins.
By Margaret Hawkins on 03 August 2017
Wearing a proper-fitting bra can have health benefits. Margaret Hawkins talks to a chartered physiotherapist for the best fitting tips
By Margaret Hawkins on 27 July 2017
With illness featuring strongly in all the novels of Jane Austen, Margaret Hawkins takes a look at medicine in her time
By Margaret Hawkins on 20 July 2017
Delayed or unclear speech in children may require speech therapy but how do you know, as a parent, exactly when to seek help? asks Margaret Hawkins.
By Margaret Hawkins on 13 July 2017
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