Check it out: Sworkit, free on iOS and Android

Short for ‘Simply Work It’, this app aims to get you doing just that.

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In the news online...

EARLY TO BED: Parents now have another reason to send children to bed early. 

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We look at the complex issue of illness in the workplace

HAVE you ever pulled a sickie? If so, you’re not the only one. 

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Ageing with attitude: Simple steps to keep your feet on track

They are our main mode of transport, covering 128,000km in an average lifetime — all the more reason to pamper our ageing trotters, says Margaret Jennings.

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The shape I'm in: Thomas Barr, athlete

TOP Irish athlete Thomas Barr knows the value of staying the course, even when he doesn’t win. 

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Do you suffer from IBS? Then you need to try this natural daily food supplement

After suffering for years with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Zoe Salmon-Corrie found relief by taking over-the-counter probiotics. 

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F45 Training is the fast way to burn fat and get results

WHEN it comes to getting fit, the last thing you want is to overcomplicate things, right?

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Working life: Kieran Harkin, GP with SafetyNet

8am
Fridays begin at St James Hospital, Dublin, where I take part in ‘grand rounds’. 

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Natural health: Passing wind and cold sores

Megan Sheppard on how to deal with excessive flatulence and bloating how to treat cold sores.

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Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions on migraines and anaemia

Dr Bernadette Carr advices on what to do if you suffer from migrains and how to avoid iron deficiency anaemia.

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Everything heads south sooner or later

Suzi Godson says that sooner or later every other part of your anatomy will head south to keep your scrotum company.

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Dad's World with Jonathan deBurca Butler

To put it simply, Luke is behaving badly and the half of it I’m too embarrassed to even write about. But what do you do?

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Online and in the shops...

BOOK WORMS: Steven Spielberg’s eagerly awaited adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The BFG opens in cinemas today.

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How to make the most of those rainy days with your child

Helen O’Callaghan finds it’s best to allow kids to make a splash.

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Tips on how to prepare the perfect picnic for kids

A little preparation can go a long way when eating under the sun, writes Roz Crowley. 

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Find out if a fitness tracker would benefit your health and deliver results

Fitness trackers have captured the public imagination with sales on the up and up. But do they deliver results, asks Lorraine Courtney.

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Check it out: Smiling Mind, free app

Developed by a team of Australian psychologists, this app has the mental health of young people in mind.

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Online and in the news...

COUNTING CALORIES: Focusing too much on reducing sugar intake might detract from a need to cut down on fat, experts have said. 

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5 reasons why tennis is an ace sport for health and wellbeing

TENNIS is one of the most popular sports in the world — both in terms of spectator figures and participation. 

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The shape I'm in: Clara Rose Monahan, singer/songwriter

CLARA Rose Monahan is a woman of many parts. However, the golden thread uniting her many different roles is music.

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