Tips on identifying if you have S.A.D and how to fight back

Now that the days are shorter and darker, many people understandably feel a little miserable. But ...

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How yoga can keep you young

Barbara Currie was bitten by the yoga bug after her first class over 40 years ago. The fit and flexible ...

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A Day in the Life: Sharon Vard

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I’m an early riser so I’m in our Tallaght office before 8.30am. 

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Q&A: Organic foods and salt

Q. Is there really such a thing as so-called ‘healthy’ salt, or is it all just a case ...

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Health clinic: Gestational diabetes and Polycystic ovary syndrome

QUESTION: I AM 22 weeks into my first pregnancy and have put on weight quickly – 5kgs. My mother ...

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Shape I’m In: Alan Foley

ALL Alan Foley ever wanted to do was to dance. 

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Jamie’s abs have ensured continuing rise of indoor climbing

If indoor rock climbing is what gets heartthrob Jamie Dornan his fab abs, then many will follow. Áilín ...

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The Paleo diet explained

WHO’S to say exactly what Stone Age caveman (and cavewoman) had on their Paleolithic plates. 

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Online and in the shops: Science focus

The 19th National Science Week (www.science.ie), taking place this week, aims to explore and celebrate ...

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The benefits of the bedtime story

FOR many young children, pre-school is their first introduction to books.

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Here’s how to get your child interested in maths

Parents who want their child to be good at, and enjoy, maths, should start by being positive about ...

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Children’s emotional eating tied to parents

Controlling parents who are slow to respond to their children’s needs may be fuelling emotional ...

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In the news: Inherited cancers

A pioneering drug to treat an inherited cancer could be the beginning of personalised tumour treatments. 

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VHI’s Dr Bernadette Carr: Colic and difficulty sleeping

My baby is almost three months old and she cries every evening for about two hours and it can be difficult ...

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STRESS: Signals of how we’ve reached our limit

STRESS is part of our programming, that automatic fight or flight response that helps us dash for ...

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Why ageing is all in the mindfulness

Meditation and ‘knowing ourselves in a deeper way’ can reduce our anxieties and fears ...

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80 is the new 50

Retirement isn’t an option for the many well-known octogenarians living life to the full. Dave ...

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Megan Sheppard: MRSA and natural mouthwash

Can you please recommend a good natural mouthwash?

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How to beat the sniffle season

Winter is here and suddenly everywhere people are sniffling, spluttering or complaining of feeling ...

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I want cuddles from sleepy hubby after sex

Q. My husband goes to sleep straight after sex while I’d rather have a cuddle. I know it’s ...

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