These 3 simple steps will get your child to listen to you

Yes, it’s actually possible to make kids listen without parents shouting. Lisa Salmon finds out how.

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Which of these 8 financial personality types best describes you?

Whether you’re a super-savvy saver or cash burns a hole in your pocket, there’s an expert tip with your name on it.

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Gearing up for Wimbledon? Here are some of the amazing health benefits of tennis

You don’t have to be a world-class athlete to reap the body-sculpting benefits on the court.

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It's complicated: Why free contraception is not a simple solution

During the repeal campaign, the Government promised to consider introducing free contraception. But avoiding pregnancy is a far more complex issue, says Áilín ...

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Under pressure: Dr Phil Kieran on the dangers of hypertension

The big three issues affecting life expectancy and quality of life are smoking, obesity, and high blood pressure, which is often undiagnosed in men.

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Tric Kearney: I wasn't the most diligent of scholars...I can only imagine how I'd perform today, with temptations such as Facebook and Love Island

Today is the final day of Leaving Cert, 2018. I know many finished days ago, but some poor souls actually chosesubjects such as Italian, Japanese, and applied maths. ...

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I miss the excitement of secret fling with work colleague

I was having a secret romance with a work colleague and the sex was fantastic. However, we have recently gone public and now the passion seems to have fizzled. How ...

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Working Life: Richard Egan, managing director and clinic director, MyMedical Urgent Care Centre

Richard Egan, managing director and clinic director, MyMedical Urgent Care Centre, Cherrywood.

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Potboiler: Chef Paul Flynn on cooking 15th-century food

In the era of the great Irish house little went to waste in the kitchen.

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Potboiler: Chef Paul Flynn on cooking 15th-century food

In the era of the great Irish house little went to waste in the kitchen.

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Video: How to spot the signs of malignant melanomas

It’s important to keep an eye on your moles, particularly over the summer months.

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5 fitness trainers on the sportswear brands they love for summer workouts

Katie Wright asks the experts for their gym kit tips.

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What is ADHD and how can you spot the signs in your child?

Look out for inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness both at home and in the classroom, as experts tell Liz Connor.

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Ask a counsellor: ‘Should I be upset that my teenage son is looking at pornography?’

Columnist and trained counsellor Fiona Caine offers her advice to a mother who is concerned after finding pornographic magazines in her son’s room.

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Got World Cup fever? Here’s how playing more football could benefit your health

Don’t just sit and watch – get out and play.

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Does foam rolling actually do any good?

Foam rolling was once for professional athletes only. These days it’s hard to walk into a gym without tripping over somebody rolling around on a neoprene tube. ...

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This is why you should always use aftersun, even if you’re not sunburnt

Sun protection expert Abi Cleeve tells Katie Wright why slathering on a post-bathing lotion shouldn’t be an afterthought.

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Working life: Michelle Hartnett, senior play therapist, LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

It’s a short commute from my home in Carrickmines to the hospice in Leopardstown.

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Tric Kearney: 'I opened the oven and took out the steaks. One, two, three, four. Where were five and six?'

LAST week, in the honeymoon days of the return of my college children, I became quite emotional as I prepared dinner for the six of us, writes Tric Kearney.

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Hard facts: Facing up to the truth about erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction can affect 40%-55% of men over the age of 40. Don’t be shy about talking to your GP about the problem, writes Dr Phil Kieran.

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Digital dads: Six bloggers challenge the traditional role of fathers

Andrea Mara talks to six men whose blogs about parenting challenge traditional views about the role of fathers.

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Long game: All-star hurler Ollie Canning on playing in his 40s

THERE’S luck and there’s talent, and in rough-and-tumble contact sports one often depends on the other. But for All-Star winning hurler Ollie Canning ...

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Naked truth: Photographic exhibition on ageing bodies

Margaret Jennings talks to photographer Marna Clarke, 77, who takes self-portraits, many with her 89-year-old partner, that give us an insight into our evolving ...

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Material advice when it comes to shopping for sex toys

Sex advice with Suzi Godson...

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Summer manscape: Hairy chests come in from the cold

‘Poldark’ star Aidan Turner’s chest rug is driving a new interest in manscaping, writes Deirdre Reynolds.

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Steve Redgrave: ‘Going blind is my worst fear – and a very real threat’

The former Olympic athlete tells Gabrielle Fagan about his battle with Type 2 diabetes.

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10 common herbal remedies and what they can do for your health

Many people swear by herbal medicines – but do they work and are they safe? Lisa Salmon asks a pharmacist.

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Spin injuries are on the rise – here’s how to stay safe

Group cycling exercise classes have never been so popular, but new reports claim more of us are getting injured.

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9 of the best grooming gifts for dads

With Father’s Day just round the corner, Katie Wright selects the treats that are sure to impress.

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Tric Kearney: 'If one of the girls appeared I’d feign tremendous interest in the television, for fear they’d suggest eviction'

Summer has arrived which means for a short time at least, the numbers in our house swell with the return of college children, and their belongings, writes Tric Kearney. ...

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Working life: Claire Howard, arrhythmia nurse, Mater Private Hospital, Dublin

The alarm goes off and I’m up and out the door by 6am. I live in Meath and commute by bus, which drops me at the door of the Mater. It’s a 40-minute ...

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Skin deep: Eat to feed your face

BEFORE you offer up your skin to the sun, consider this — one of the most effective ways of getting a sun-kissed glow is not to bask in the heat of summer, ...

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Bald truth: Dr Phil Kieran on ways to tackle a receding hairline

If losing your hair is getting you down talk to your doctor about the various treatment options which range from lotion to drug and transplantation, writes Dr Phil ...

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Wise ways: Psychologist Dr Dina Glouberman on how to turn your life around

Hitting a difficult patch can actually be a catalyst to change — and it doesn’t matter how old you are, psychologist Dr Dina Glouberman tells Margaret ...

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Healthy habits: Author Louise O'Neill on eating well - naturally

Best-selling author Louise O’Neill burst onto the literary scene three years ago with her provocative novel Asking For It, which helped to drive a new wave ...

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How to get your midlife sex drive back on track

From making you happy to improving your health, there’s every good reason to reboot your sex life in middle age, writes Suzi Godson.

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Meeting of minds: Irish doctor’s detective stories from the world of neurology

Marjorie Brennan talks to neurologist Dr Suzanne O’Sullivan who says the brain continues to be a mystery despite medical advances in the field of imaging.

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Nil by mouth: Starving for body perfection

Fistfuls of laxatives, running on empty, along with constant pain and shame. This is one woman’s struggle with an eating disorder.

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International Tourette’s Awareness Day: What is the condition and how does it affect the brain?

It’s a neurological disorder that many people don’t know a lot about. Mariana Marques finds out more.

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This is why your hair gets greasy and what you can do about it

It’s all in the way you wash it, Katie Wright discovers.

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What is the Cambridge Diet and is it safe?

It’s one of the latest slimming obsessions – but is this ‘extreme’ plan sensible? Liz Connor reports.

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This is how to talk to your employer about mental health

It might feel daunting or even impossible, but seeking mental health support in the workplace can bring a lot of relief, writes Liz Connor.

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Liz Earle’s top five tips for keeping your gut healthy

Over the past few years, gut health has become a hot topic in scientific research, and studies have shown just how important maintaining a healthy digestive system ...

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Working life: Adrian O’Grady, station officer, Dublin Fire Brigade

Adrian O’Grady is a station officer with Dublin Fire Brigade.

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Sex advice with Suzi Godson: I want to slow things down in bed

We are always in a hurry, even when we have sex. We are about to go away for a romantic weekend and we want to enjoy taking our time in bed. Any tips?

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Tric Kearney: It’s very difficult to look at what a driver is doing, brake with your fake brake every few minutes and follow a map

A few weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to relive what it was like for men years ago who had to pace outside delivery suites awaiting the birth of their babies. ...

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Back from the brink: Dr Phil Kieran on why men are five times more likely to commit suicide than women

Though our macho culture can make it difficult for men to discuss their mental health, it’s essential they speak up, writes Dr Phil Kieran.

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Relay ready: Final preparations before marathon day

First-time relay teams need to educate themselves on the mental challenges that lie ahead, says personal trainer Laura Dorgan.

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