E-cigarettes: there has been a lot of head-scratching about e-cigarettes among medical professionals. Photograph: Thinkstock

Dublin taxi driver Bernard Fitzsimons, who is 56, gave up smoking a year ago, after taking up e-cigarettes. He smoked about 10 packets a week, but wen(...)

Pictured launching the report are (from left to right) Dr Helen McAvoy of the IPH; Northern Ireland health minister Edwin Poots; Minister for Health Dr James Reilly and Prof Luke Clancy of the TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland.

The number of children taking up smoking and women who smoke during pregnancy has declined over the past decade, a new report has found. However while(...)

Yet monitoring of air quality within the home is scant compared with the outdoor environment. The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Striv(...)