Check it out: IAAF, free app for Olympics results, news and stats

Want to find out how our track and field stars are performing in Rio? 

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Online and in the news...

MOVE IT: An hour of moderate physical activity per day is enough to cancel out the deadly effect of sitting behind an office desk or watching TV, research has shown.

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Ageing with attitude: Spread the word about hearing loss in old age

We have no qualms about age-related vision loss, but are slow to react when our ears fails us, despite the threat this poses to our safety and social lifes, writes Margaret Jennings.

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The shape I'm in: Chris Greene, RTÉ 2FM DJ

FIVE years ago Chris Greene tipped the scales at 15st. The 2FM DJ blames it on his sedentary lifestyle at the time. 

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Kidney stone facts and how to prevent them

Dehydration could be putting you at risk of kidney stones.

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Online and in the shops...

MAGIC POTION: It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband, and father of three school-age children.

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Dad's World with Jonathan deBurca Butler

My boys, or should I say, my men, were showing their bravery and realising perhaps that Daddy was in a bit of a pickle.

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Tips on how to teach kids to be responsible

Helen O’Callaghan hears advice on giving age-appropriate tasks.

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Give children the opportunity to go out and play

Ex-army commando Neil Sinclair’s books on parenting hark back to a simpler time of climbing trees, skimming stones, and building forts, writes Áilín Quinlan.

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Working life: Seán Moynihan, CEO, ALONE

7.30am
Our office is on Camden St in Dublin city centre and I live close by so I walk. 

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Natural health: Chronic bronchitis and treating burns

Megan Sheppard gives her advice on dealing with chronic bronchitis and how best to treat burns.

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Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions on ingrown toenails and sleep disturbances

Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions on how to deal with an ingrown toenail and how to get a good night’s sleep.

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Our sex life has fallen into a rut of predicability

Suzi Godson says that it is completely natural that sexual interests will change as you age.

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Looking for some adventure? Try out Bear Grylls tough workout

BEAR Grylls might be the ultimate survivalist, but we reckon just taking on his fitness regime is enough for us.

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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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