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Pregnant women urged to stop vaping

Pregnant women are being urged to avoid e-cigarettes and vapes due to a lack of evidence about their safety. E-cigarette researcher Associate Professor Alexander Larcombe says many people believe vaping or smoking e-cigarettes is safer than tobacco smoking during pregnancy. “It is completely unfounded and almost certainly not true,” Dr Larcombe said. “Women and babies… Read More »

'Forget the fads. Enjoy your spuds and bread' – Why it's time to stop painting carbs as the villain

Healthy advice: Nutritionist Orla Walsh. Photo: Marc O’Sullivan Irish staple: potatoes ‘Forget the fads. Enjoy your spuds and bread’ – Why it’s time to stop painting carbs as the villain Independent.ie Potatoes, bread and the carbohydrate food group of which they are part have been vilified time and time again. But do they really deserve… Read More »