The Shape I’m In: Catherine Ryan Howards

GIVEN her lifelong interest in space travel, it seems only fitting that sales of Catherine Ryan Howards’ latest book are tipped to rocket.

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A look at the glues used in modern medicine

Lisa Salmon on the adhesives at the heart of medicine

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Aging with attitude: 94-year-old Moya says age is just a number when you’re active

Moya Connelly may be 94 years old but she’s not about to stop and worry about it. Margaret Jennings meets the recently crowned Grandparent of the Year

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Irish people talk about being single for Christmas

With the festive season in full swing, many singletons are on the lookout for love, writes Deirdre Reynolds

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Ireland's health experts share their top tips for getting through Christmas

Health experts spend the whole year telling us how to live our best lives, but do they walk their talk at Christmas time? Ciara McDonnell finds out

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How to be a better person in the digital age

Lisa Nguyen says a new book aims to help those living in the digital age to achieve their goals with the help of meditation

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Natural health with Sean McCarthy: Sinuses and recurring UTIs

Sean McCarthy gives his advice on sinuses and recurring UTIs

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Don’t delay if you're concerned about your prostate

“THE prostate is a specialised gland normally about the size of a walnut located between the bladder and the penis. A tube called the urethra runs through the centre of the prostate, from the bladder to allow urine flow out of the body. The gland produces a secretion that nourishes and protects sperm,” says Mr Paul Hegarty, a surgeon who specialises in conditions relating to the urinary tract and reproductive system (urology). 

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Working life: Daragh Connolly, pharmacist

Daragh Connolly, Co Waterford pharmacist and President of the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU).

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It's my life: Tric Kearney

HELP! It’s that time of year when the world goes shopping mad. 

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Crumlin Hospital medics save the day for Kate

Helen O’Callaghan hears of top care at Crumlin Hospital

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Movember manpower: Men still reluctant to seek help for health problems

Despite the success of the Movember campaign, men now more than ever need to heed the message and go for a check up, says Arlene Harris.

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Keeping your bones healthy key to avoiding severe osteoporosis

Abi Jackson speaks to experts about keeping your skeleton strong.

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The Shape I’m In: Jodi Albert

EVERY time Jodi Albert talks publically about how she struggled with postnatal depression, she gets a huge response.

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Ageing with attitude: Oscar buzz around film about Irish centenarians

Thirty Irish centenarians, who featured in the award-winning Older Than Ireland documentary, may yet be dazzling Hollywood A-listers with their words of wisdom, if the film is chosen for an Oscar nomination on January 24.

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Facial rejuvenation promises to reduce appearance of fine lines and minimise double chins

Cosmetic needles can help to take years off your looks by stimulating collagen production, claim acupuncturists. Margaret Jennings reports.

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Top tips for bringing out the inner writer in your child

Encouraging children to write starts when they’re tiny, right when they first see Mum write a shopping list or a note for Dad, writes Helen O’Callaghan.

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Top tips for bringing out the inner writer in your child

Encouraging children to write starts when they’re tiny, right when they first see Mum write a shopping list or a note for Dad, writes Helen O’Callaghan.

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Online and in the shops...

TRAVEL SAVER: Black Friday has come to Mothercare with promotions and specials in store and online until Monday November 28.

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Online and in the shops...

TRAVEL SAVER: Black Friday has come to Mothercare with promotions and specials in store and online until Monday November 28.

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You don't need to run for president to be a Supergirl

A ‘supergirl’ can take many forms and roles. It’s not all about being president or bust, writes Áilin Quinlan.  

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: Why is my boyfriend losing his erection?

Suzi Godson gives her advice on managing erectile difficulties.

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Natural health with Sean McCarthy: Burning Mouth Syndrome and vitiligo

Sean McCarthy gives his advice on Burning Mouth Syndrome and vitiligo.

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Working life: Claire Healy, volunteer

Claire Healy is a volunteer with Carlow Mental Health Association.

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Check it out - Adidas WOW Women’s Gym Tights

Supercharge your exercise endorphins with gym kit that allows you to move in all directions.

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Online and in the news...

DOMESTIC DADS: A new study from Oxford University has found that a father’s emotional attachment and strong bond with a child — as opposed to how much practical childcare they carried out — had the strongest effect on whether a child suffered problems.

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15 tips on how to keep winter bugs at bay

Do you seem to catch every bug going, while your neighbour/best friend/colleague seems to glide through winter snot and sniffle-free?

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Is it just a myth to have multiple orgasms?

If you want to explore your potential, it is probably best to begin with self-stimulation, says Suzi Godson.

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How to beat colds and flu this winter

How often you fall ill can be down to the luck of the draw but diet, sleep and exercise also help, says Jonathan deBurca Butler.

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Womb transplantation offers hope to women who wish to get pregnant

Britain is to trial a human research series that will allow women to receive a donor uterus and ultimately have children, writes Catherine Shanahan.

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Working life: Mary Cremin, nurse

5.45am
I’m not a fan of early starts but the job requires it. 

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It's my life: Tric Kearney

Did you know that 69% of couple’s arguments are never resolved?

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Mater Private, Cork: Treating matters of the heart

Atrial fibrillation is a relatively common condition where the upper chambers of the heart have an irregular, often rapid rhythm which can, if left untreated, lead to stroke or heart failure.

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Ageing with attitude: Empty nesters take flight with Freebird

Margaret Jennings speaks to Peter Mangan, who struck on his innovative idea for the sharing economy when he asked his dad to keep an eye on his house.

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The shape I'm in: Dr Phil Kieran

Dr Phil Kieran, a co-presenter on RTÉ’s ‘You Should Really See a Doctor’ says the recent arrival of his second son means his running routine is on hold.

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6 exercises to prep you for the slopes

Putting in the groundwork can pay off for your ultimate season of snow sports, says Amanda Khouv.

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Teaching children about nature is vital

It's never too early to start encouraging children to be environmentally aware, says Helen O’Callaghan. 

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Christmas gift ideas for a new arrival or expectant parents

Wondering what to get a new arrival or expectant parents this Christmas, here are some ideas for gifts to put under the tree.

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Pulmonary hypertension is a hidden killer

Lisa Salmon reports on a difficult-to-diagnose disease.

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