Cork ladies’ footballer Bríd Stack answers our health and life questions this week.Read article
Sims IVF has provided treatment to couples in Ireland since 1997. Their Cork clinic, located at City Gate in Mahon is described by one of their patients as “more like a relaxing spa than a doctor’s office”, writes Claire Anderson.READ ARTICLE
Sharp short shocks to the ageing body one of the best way to keep toned, says Peta Bee.Read article
Dressing up makes your husband’s gift a fun costume, rather than as a reflection of who you are, says Suzi Godson.Read article
From pollen to dust mites, Abi Jackson reveals what to look out for.Read article
Put your entire body through its paces without even leaving the house, says Amanda Khouv.Read article
When MS sufferer Sharon Ní Chonchúir gave birth to her son in December she dropped her strict diet. She soon found the familiar symptoms returning.Read article
A mum tells Helen O’Callaghan about having a premature baby.Read article
Mater Private Hospital together with Dukes Coffee Company and KSG at the City Gate Plaza, Mahon, Cork are organising a joint ‘Drink Tea for MND’ day to help support a very worthy cause.Read article
Boost your intake of high-tryptophan foods such as milk, honey, turkey, egg whites, and tuna to minimise the effects of jetlag, says Megan Sheppard.Read article
The Prendergasts recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. They also raised a glass to the enduring success of Paul’s organ transplant, writes Margaret Jennings.
I drop my daughter Eve, 2, to the childminder before heading for the office in Ballinteer. It’s a half-hour commute from my home in Brittas, south Co Dublin.
While flicking through Facebook the other day, I stumbled across a celebrity I’d never seen before sharing with the world her secret to looking beautiful.Read article
Helen O’Callaghan looks at what each section of The Fertility Handbook deals with.Read article
Áilín Quinlan investigates the world of organised sex parties.Read article
Weight management is a lifelong programme according to John Conneely, consultant surgeon of the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin.Read article
The first year of marriage is assumed to be the most passionate and intimate period of a romantic relationship, but it is not always plain sailing, says Suzi Godson.Read article
Sprouting your own is a great idea. The sprouting phase of a seed represents the greatest vitality in the life cycle of that plant, says Megan Sheppard.Read article
Glossy hair is down to good nutrition, but biotin and B7 deficiency is implicated in dandruffy scalp, says Sharon Ní Chonchúir.Read article
Give your next workout session a boost with a dose of the sunshine vitamin and take it to the great outdoors.Read article
There’s something akin to nostalgia in Valerie Mulcahy’s voice when the Cork GAA star recalls the very early days of her inter county career when she and her teammates would have a fry-up on the day of a big away match.Read article
Marjorie Brennan talks to Mimi Spencer of the 5:2 Fast Diet about moving away from food fads towards the quality nutrition described in her new book ‘The Midlife Kitchen’.
Cork senior hurler Anthony Nash with a bag of sugar on his hurley is an ambassador for Lloyd’s Pharmacies’ Get to Grips with Diabetes campaign.Read article
The in-patient therapy team, which I head up, meets in the orthopaedic gym, on the orthopaedic wards.
Forgive me but you will have to lean in close if you wish to read this as I’m whispering, says Tric Kearney.Read article
With 54% of workers overweight, companies are being encouraged to promote fitness in sedentary staff. Sharon Ni Chonchuir talks to Prof Neil Moyna who’s heading up this workplace fitness challenge.Read article
Want to add the final touch to your fitness arsenal? Mobility and flexibility are the key, says Amanda Khouv.Read article
Some frothy coffee confections can have as many calories as a meal, but health experts say little can beat a fragrant, fresh cup of Joe, writes Helen O’Callaghan.Read article
The sex you have in your head is always aesthetically perfect. Turn a camera on it and that illusion shatters instantly, says Suzi Godson.Read article
Specialist heart nurse Padraig Denn says it’s important to respond quickly to early warning signs.Read article
Headaches are one of the most common health complaints, says Sam Wylie-Harris.Read article
Biting of the nails can be related to generalised anxiety and nervous conditions, or even OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), says Megan Sheppard.Read article
A burden shared is a burden halved, says Helen O’Callaghan.Read article
While working in financial services Andrea Mara started writing online as a way to connect with other parents. Now she is about to publish her first novel.Read article
Older women are increasingly happy to go grey but their hair will need a sharp style and the right products to look its best, says Margaret Jennings.Read article
Louise Duffy works out several times a week and snacks on fruit and nuts during the day.Read article
As lead inspector for 30 designated centres for older adults I spend a lot of time on the road, mainly in Cork and Kerry.
I’d love to say I ‘d learned a great lesson in life from my Leaving Cert disappointment but that would be a lie, says Tric Kearney.Read article
Do you and your partner spend more time gazing at your smartphones than into each others’ eyes? Deirdre Reynolds says we need to unplug in order to reconnect.Read article
Superagers never retire, instead they storm through life taking on tough challenges, building strength and creating new neural networks in the process, says Margaret Jennings.Read article
Groundbreaking neurosurgeon Henry Marsh talks to Catherine Shanahan about anxiety, his work ethic, and making life-and-death decisions.Read article