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5 things you should really know about emergency contraception

There is more than one type of emergency contraception available: There are two forms of emergency contraception that can be used after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. These are, the morning after pill and the emergency IUD – also known as ‘the emergency coil’. When it comes to the morning after pill – you have […]

Aldi are Selling a MIRACLE Seaweed Skin Care Range from Just €2.99!

Gals around the country are dying to get their hands on the brilliant beauty dupe that’s about to land in Aldi! The German retailer has become a one-stop-shop for beauty dupes. This time, the chain has created a skincare range made with organic seaweed from the west coast of Ireland. Le Mara is very much […]

One in five sepsis patients die says new HSE report

According to the annual HSE report, which has been released today, a shocking one in five patents in Ireland die from sepsis. However, despite this high figure, there has been a 30% decrease in sepsis deaths overall over the past five years, which is mainly down to a better understanding of the disease. Minister for […]

Sile Seoige shares a sweet snap with her doula pal weeks after giving birth

Sile Seoige was all smiles yesterday in a picture with her close pal and baby expert, Becky from Doula Families Dublin. The Irish TV personality and her baby boy Cathal caught up with the Dublin doula yesterday who is a specialist in birth and postpartum care. So good catching up with the wonderful Becky from […]

Period pain is seriously affecting women at work

A recent survey says period pain is seriously causing problems for women in the work place. According to online market research company, YouGov – a majority (57%) of women in employment say that period pain affects their ability to work. As reported by independent.co.uk, a media company in India is now offering menstrual leave for employees who […]

These Are The Six Warning Signs Of Cervical Cancer That You Should Never Ignore

In Ireland, approximately 300 women in Ireland are diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer each year and over 90 women die from the disease. It’s the most common cancer in women aged 35 and under and the 13th most common overall. According to research, only 63% of people with cervical cancer survive for more than 10 […]

Research Reveals Waking Up During The Night Doubles Your Risk Of Heart Attack

Waking Up During The Night Doubles Your Risk Of Heart Attack Well this isn’t music to our ears. Waking up in the middle of the night due to tossing and turning can double your risk of a deadly heart attack, this is according to new research. The Irish Sun explains that Japanese scientists followed the […]

Skin Cancer Rates Have Hit New High Levels In Ireland

This is terrifying… The Irish Cancer society has teamed up with with the Irish Farmers’ Association and the Construction Industry Federation to launch its annual SunSmart skin cancer prevention campaign. And according to their research, one person a week is said to be dying of skin cancer in Ireland, and the rates of people getting […]

Cancer Symptoms That Most People Ignore

Before you brush off that persistent cough as just another part of the flu, you might want to ask your doctor to give it a second look. According to a new study by Cancer Research UK, more than half of adults have experienced alarm bells that could mean cancer, yet just two percent of them […]

This Woman’s Cancer Was Misdiagnosed As Thrush For Over Ten Years

This is heartbreaking… Clare Baumhauer was told by doctors for over ten years that she had cystitis, thrush and herpes. However, ten years later, medics they finally discovered that she actually had vulval cancer. The Mother-of-two suffered from itching and burning for a decade, and was given various treatments for thrush and cystitis, but it […]

What Your Body Really Needs When You Crave Chocolate

Everyone has had the feeling of craving chocolate before, but what does it really mean when your body craves the sugary treat? Studies show that if your body is craving chocolate you are actually low in Magnesium. We need magnesium in our body to build protein and new cells, enzyme activity and energy production. So, […]

A Dog Licking Your Face Could be Seriously Harmful to Your Health

We all love our dogs and we know they love us too. However, next time your furry friend attempts to lick your face as a sign of affection you may not be so forthcoming. Of course, your beloved canine is not trying to cause you harm and only wants to share the love but speaking […]

MUM’S THE WORD: with Mairead Ronan

EASY WEANING Eliza is almost 10 months old now and thriving… probably because she has the best diet in the house! When I began weaning her, I struggled a bit and, to be honest, it had been so long since weaning my son Dara that I’d totally forgotten. But then I met Siobhán Berry of […]

This Proteinella from Lidl is sure to be a hit

This Proteinella from Lidl is sure to be a hit with gym lovers around the country. The new healthy collection from the nationwide store is awesome. Prepare for your workout by eating a healthy diet of carbohydrates and protein. Eating the right foods ensures that energy is released steadily during exercise. The limited edition Healthy […]

Woman Has 27 Contact Lenses Removed From One Eye

A 67-year-old woman in the UK has had 27 contact lenses removed from one eye. The discovery was made after the woman went to Solihull Hospital in the West Midlands for routine cataract surgery. In a report for the British Medical Journal, experts from the hospital said that “a bluish foreign body” emerged during the […]

Boots allergy bundles are the answer to every Hay Fever sufferer’s prayers!

Irritated eyes, runny nose, sleep deprivation – welcome to hayfever season folks… The common condition is estimated to affect one fifth of the Irish population with around 87% of people suffering from sleep deprivation as a result. In addition, according to Boots, up to 94% of patients state that their symptoms have an impact on […]