Heart disease is better treated with a Mediterranean-style diet than cholesterol-lowering drugs, it has been claimed.Read article
It’s not just heavy smokers who need to be aware of lung cancer symptoms, says Abi Jackson.Read article
PICK-ME-UPS: Rescue Remedy pastilles are a tasty way for parents and students to cope on the first day of school.Read article
Holidays should be mandatory for people with families and instead of just a week they should be a month long.Read article
All the transitions in school-going years can cause anxiety for children.Read article
Clodagh Finn says school time is stressful for parents too, but that there are plenty of things that can be done to calm the chaos.Read article
I drag myself out of bed, have breakfast, feed the cat and say goodbye to my girlfriend before heading for work.
Megan Sheppard says ocular herpes manifests as an infection on the cornea.Read article
Dr Bernadette Carr says that it is recommended children have at least 60 minutes of activity a day.Read article
Research suggests that 60% of men and 24% of women preferred their sexual partners to have no hair at all on their genitals.Read article
Despite claims about the Tinder generation, figures show marriage is on the rise here again. Why are couples starting to ring the love-life changes, asks Deirdre Reynolds.Read article
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PROSTATE RESEARCH: Researchers from Belfast and London have joined forces to test a new treatment for prostate cancer.Read article
HE MAY have needed high doses of Berocca, coffee, and fruit to get through the Rose of Tralee, but escort Carl Mullan is still on a high.Read article
Margaret Jennings reports on why it’s important to manage your money well so you don’t get caught out.Read article
Homework is often a challenge for kids who come in tired after a day at school, but equally, it’s difficult for parents, especially in homes where both are working, writes Andrea Mara.Read article
Suzi Godson says anyone who consistently delivers sexual satisfaction and demands nothing in return is devaluing themselves.Read article
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DEPRESSION PAIN: Partners of people with depression are more likely to suffer from chronic pain, a new study suggests.Read article
IT’S a well-known fact that eating a Mediterranean diet has numerous health benefits. But according to new research, it’s also more likely to help weight loss than a low-fat diet.Read article