Need to chill out? Your nose knows best

FORGET diamonds, a girl’s cheer-making best friend is none other than the humble lemon. Research ...

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Keep strength up to turn back the clock

SANDRA Bullock, who turned 50 in July and starred last year in the box office sci-fi hit Gravity, ...

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Winter beckons, but don’t hang up the running shoes! Brought to you by GloHealth

Winter is on its way, with days that are slow to brighten and dusk falling earlier, so it’s time to get out the box sets and the duvet and put the runners in storage until Spring, right?

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Alison Comyn: "I've never been more at ease with myself"

AT THE age of 14, Alison Comyn cycled every day to Bettystown beach during to summer to work in a ...

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VHI’s Dr Bernadette Carr answers your questions

I am in my early 30s and planning to start a family. I know I am overweight and would like to loose ...

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Mediterranean diet for heart health

My grandfather had a heart attack last year. He has switched to low-fat dairy and cut out red meats. ...

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Variety isn’t always the spice of (sex)life

My boyfriend and I are fairly adventurous in bed — but always in the same way.

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New arrival: CUMH midwife Emma Cummins, baby Daisy, and mum Hazel Buckley, whotook part in a scheme that allowed her to spend a minimum amount of time in hospital.

Bump to birth: Team of midwives support mums all the way

A surreptitious visit from Santa at Christmas or a tooth fairy fly-by are standard overnight surprises ...

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Online and in the shops: Little Readers

To support parents in sharing their love of books and reading with their children, Bord Gáis ...

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Tuning in: Each developmental phase in a child's life brings its own challenges and questions

Taking it one step at a time: The different stages of children

We can understand our children’s fears better if we look at how they link to the child’s ...

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Perk of the day - ground coffee put to the taste test

THERE are plenty of good cafés in Ireland and they have given us a taste for good home brews. 

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Simple calorie savers

A NEW survey, from Evoke.ie, shows the average adult munches their way through 3,440 calories every ...

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On course to shift that weight gain

THERE’S a clever adage that describes middle age as the time when your broad mind and your narrow ...

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Natural treatments to build children’s immune system

Is it possible to catch chickenpox more than once? My daughter had chickenpox as a toddler, and she ...

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How much is safe to drink during pregnancy?

I am 12 weeks pregnant with my first pregnancy. I have been trying to eat healthily and have cut back ...

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Working life: Irene Lynch, dietitian, CUH

8.30am

My first task at CUH is to follow-up on people I met in outpatients the ...

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My girlfriend touches herself, not me

In bed, my girlfriend is more concerned with touching herself than with touching me. Sometimes it’s ...

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Children need strong role models

KIDS without role models often default to heroes. But heroes —whether rock-stars, sporting greats ...

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Latest products for kids

Smooth operator: Taking Krill Oil, which provides Omega 3 without the fishy aftertaste ...

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Acting out the bullying drama

THE number of children affected by bullying in Ireland would fill the Aviva Stadium three times over.

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Rosanna Davison: The Shape I’m In

IT’S not unusual for top Irish model Rosanna Davison to wake up in the morning to find two males ...

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