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Healthbytes: activity trackers and cold showers, and all you need to know
Margaret Hawkins
Ever wonder if wrist activity trackers have a downside? If cold showers can help? How much water you should drink? Margaret Hawkins has all these Healthbytes and more.
1 December 2021 Health
Physio for farmers: is spinal surgery my only option?
Advances in farming may have helped reduce our physical workload, but this has still not helped our backs. Physiotherapist Stephen O'Rourke writes
24 November 2021 Health
The most common rare disease you’ve never heard of
Margaret Hawkins talks to Anne Lawlor, the founder of the charity 22q11 Ireland about her long battle to get services for the common chromosomal disorder.
Stephen O’Rourke: keep fit while farming
Registered physiotherapist Stephen O’Rourke discusses the many different ways farming requires strength and stamina – and offers ways to take care of your mind and body.
13 October 2021 Features
Medical intervention: when will you call ‘stop’?
If you were seriously ill because of a disease or an accident, when would you want to call ‘stop’ with medical interventions?
13 October 2021 Health
How’s your head?
Margaret Hawkins talks to Hazel Breen from the Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) about the many types of headaches that can occur – and their complex array of symptoms and triggers.
15 September 2021 Health
Stretching for strength
Qualified fitness instructor John Conroy shares some of his best self-care tips for those living with osteoporosis or osteopenia.
21 April 2021 Health
Looking after your eyes and ears
Have you had an eyesight or ear test recently? If so, you are very wise. Having these check-ups can prevent a lot of health problems down the line. Margaret Hawkins writes
21 April 2021 Health
Do you access the full range of body and mind benefits of your health insurance?
There are tangible links between our mental and physical health. It can be hard to know which is leading and which is following. Taking proactive steps to protect both is a step in the right direction
14 April 2021 Amii
What Brexit means for our healthcare
What changes will Brexit bring in relation to healthcare here? Margaret Hawkins seeks answers about where we stand in relation to the Cross Border Directive and the European Health Insurance Card
20 January 2021 Health
Health: new post-Brexit cross-border surgery scheme
What changes will Brexit bring in relation to healthcare here? Margaret Hawkins seeks answers about where we stand in relation to the Cross Border Directive Scheme.
20 January 2021 News
Show people you care: Christmas with COVID-19
With 2020 an annus horribilis Dr Mark Rowe reflects on what we can do to make the best of what we have this Christmas
2 December 2020 Health