Healthy tips for dealing with diabetes

One of my sisters, who is in her 40s, has recently been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I don’t ...

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Take cinnamon to maintain good health

Q. My neighbour has been taking cinnamon, as you recommended, for his diabetes, and ...

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Compromise between mismatched libidos

My boyfriend and I are in our 20s and we have been together for six months now. 

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Online and in the shops: Family time

Santa will be leaving lots of presents under the tree next week but there will also be gifts from ...

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Making happy memories by spending time with your kids

CHILDREN have a knack for making the ordinary extraordinary, so why not use this innate ability to ...

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Give the power of choice to our kids

AS the holidays approach, we’re all thinking about what we can give our children. 

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Top 8 gifts for foodies

Finding good Irish-made gifts under €20 for the page today was easy. 

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8 ways to squeeze in a workout this Christmas

It comes around every year, yet it sneaks up on us every time. The festive period is frantic and no ...

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The Shape I’m In: Ella McSweeney

ELLA McSWEENEY refuses to let a high-profile career dictate her size. 

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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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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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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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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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