Ask the doctor ...

My mother is in her late 60s. She doesn’t seem to be eating well. She says that she has lost ...

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Natural remedy for pregnancy and beyond

I have some raspberry-leaf tea left over from my pregnancy. Is this safe to keep taking, now that ...

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Healthy and tasty school lunchboxes - we show you how. Brought to you by GloHealth

We all know that foods high in salt, fats and sugar are not ideal for the school lunchbox.

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Sheila O’Flanagan is happy to follow her own script

Author Sheila O’Flanagan got a shock when she started the menopause at 35 but a year later, ...

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Are your appliances ready for winter?

AUTUMN will soon be in full swing, and it won’t be long before the central heating is cranked ...

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Will having sex restore my reduced libido?

I am 47 and have sex with my husband a couple of times a month, but recently my libido has benn diminishing. 

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Ready, steady cook with Neven Maguire

TAKE out your stopwatch and try the following experiment: phone in your favourite takeaway order and ...

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Online and in the shops: Double boost for kids

Double boost: As children settle back into school and the days get shorter, ...

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Equinox cycle playing it spart in drive for a new dawn for sick children

MARIE Heffernan’s twins were born 14 weeks early. They had been due on September 9.

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A twist to Gail Condon’s story

A young nurse who drew doodles to comfort children facing hospital procedures, has now made a business ...

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Get fit with ZUU and train like an animal

Get in touch with your inner primate for some serious strength and fitness benefits to suit all levels.

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VIDEO: Cork journalist makes touching documentary about her experiences with prenatal depression

An Irish journalist with personal experience of prenatal depression has found that approximately 16 percent ... This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Obesity link to artificial sweeteners

Sugar-free sweeteners could increase glucose intolerance and diabetes risk by affecting bacteria in the ...

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How to affair-proof your marriage

There are many ways to cheat on your partner. But paying attention to your relationship ...

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Need to chill out? Your nose knows best

FORGET diamonds, a girl’s cheer-making best friend is none other than the humble lemon. Research ...

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Keep strength up to turn back the clock

SANDRA Bullock, who turned 50 in July and starred last year in the box office sci-fi hit Gravity, ...

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Alison Comyn: "I've never been more at ease with myself"

AT THE age of 14, Alison Comyn cycled every day to Bettystown beach during to summer to work in a ...

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VHI’s Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions

I am in my early 30s and planning to start a family. I know I am overweight and would like to loose ...

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Mediterranean diet for heart health

My grandfather had a heart attack last year. He has switched to low-fat dairy and cut out red meats. ...

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Variety isn’t always the spice of (sex)life

My boyfriend and I are fairly adventurous in bed — but always in the same way.

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New arrival: CUMH midwife Emma Cummins, baby Daisy, and mum Hazel Buckley, whotook part in a scheme that allowed her to spend a minimum amount of time in hospital.

Bump to birth: Team of midwives support mums all the way

A surreptitious visit from Santa at Christmas or a tooth fairy fly-by are standard overnight surprises ...

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