Simple ways to reduce Alzheimer’s risks

Lifestyle is responsible for about three-quarters of brain ageing — but there are “simple ...

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Online and in the shops: CHD calendar

Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) are the most common type of birth defect affecting one in every 100 ...

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Babysitters need to be chosen carefully

A BIG mistake many parents make when engaging a babysitter is to prioritise availability — is ...

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The enduring appeal of Hello Kitty

The first Hello Kitty theme park outside Japan — 150 acres, in China, which cost over $300 million ...

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Shape I’m In: Maura O’Connell, musician

THOUGH a legend in folk music circles on both sides of the Atlantic, singer Maura O’Connell ...

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When staying put can break your heart

OLDER couples who are not living ‘happily ever after’ can end up heartbroken — literally ...

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Leaning over your mobile phone can give you ’text neck’

THEY already give us headaches, repetitive strain injury, memory loss, poor sleep, and possibly even ...

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Working Life: Dr Dermot McCaffrey, consultant cardiologist, Beacon Hospital

6.40am
I like to wake early to fit in a 7km run before driving to work. 

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Take good care of your feet

My big toes have been very painful recently. When I looked at my feet, the bone below my big toes ...

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Natural medicine to ease painful intercourse

I am 65 years old and recently sexual intercourse has become too painful to bear. 

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Solo sex is good for your relationship

My wife recently admitted to me that she masturbates a few times a week. I was surprised that she ...

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Karen O'Moore

No need for the rush sex with Tantra

WHILE the whole country is in a tizzy about, what to buy for Him or Her, there are those who are looking ...

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Natural Health: Hangover remedies

Do you know of a natural remedy that really works for a hangover?

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Staying socially active is important during retirement

WHILE lots of emphasis — and fear — is put on the financial implications of retirement, ...

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Keep hypertension at bay with these tips

ONE in three adults has high blood pressure. Linked with stroke, heart disease, vascular dementia ...

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Working life: Angela Smiddy

8am
I’m based at St Mary’s campus, formerly the orthopaedic hospital ...

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VHI’s Dr Bernadette Carr

My husband who is aged 45 years has always snored. Recently I noticed that he seems to be holding ...

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Counselling can help you to help jealous wife

Ever since my wife lost her job she has become depressed and socially isolated. 

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Having different occupations outside the home can help relationships thrive

WE’RE told opposites attract but it is also true that having something in common with your partner ...

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Majella O'Donnell

Shape I’m In: Majella O’Donnell

Majella O’Donnell is still catching up with herself. First there was the shock of the breast ...

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