Maura Canning: ‘a routine blood pressure check saved my life’
Margaret Hawkins
A simple blood pressure check saved Maura Canning’s life. Now a patient champion for the Irish Heart Foundation, she is calling for more government support, writes Margaret Hawkins.
10 April 2024 Health
Health special: 10 tips to keep your health in check
Being proactive about looking after your health can prevent a lot of problems down the line, so it pays to be healthcare savvy with these ten tips, writes Margaret Hawkins.
10 April 2024 Health
Giving the gift of life to her father – Wexford woman’s living kidney donation
Trish Boyce from Co Wexford donated a kidney to her father, dialysis patient John Boyce, in December 2022. Fifteen months on, ‘Team Boyce’ is doing well, writes Margaret Hawkins.