Archive for the Health Category

The Most Fundamental Nutrient

The Most Fundamental Nutrient

Ever notice how lifeless a plant looks when you forget to water it? Add just a little water and it perks back up. Water is just as essential for our bodies because it is in every cell, tissue and organ. […]

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Dual Diagnosis

Dual Diagnosis

On Friday 27th November 2015 the South Inner City Local Drug and Alcohol Task Force hosted a conference in the St. Andrew’s Centre, Pearse Street, which brought together health service workers, addiction service users, frontline service professionals and community workers.  […]

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The Culinary Corner

The Culinary Corner

Every year we use land 165 times the size of Ireland to grow food that is never eaten. Wasted food was high on the agenda at the recent Climate Conference in Paris. It was the UN’s conclusion that if the […]

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Arthritis Sufferers Done Waiting

Arthritis Sufferers Done Waiting

Arthritis Ireland has launched a campaign that will call on the next government to ensure that better care is provided for victims of arthritis, many of whom have spent years without the necessary treatment. On January 26, dozens of arthritis […]

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Massive support for ‘Cure for Chris’ fundraiser

Massive support for ‘Cure for Chris’ fundraiser

A massive crowd gathered on Friday September 11th in longstanding family pub The Vintage, Irishtown, to raise funds for cancer research and show support for local man Christopher Byrne, who is currently battling brain cancer. Just four weeks after the […]

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The Angels have landed!

The Angels have landed!

Fans of the Holistic Centre, which was housed in the Angel Inspirations Shop in Sandymount until its recent closure, will be delighted to hear that the Angels have landed. And not too far away! The shop and Centre re-opened on […]

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Culinary Corner: Smooth Summer Sweets

Culinary Corner: Smooth Summer Sweets

There is an old saying that goes, “it’s too sweet to be wholesome.” This selection of summer desserts is going to prove that it is possible to have both. Whether it is for an after-dinner treat or something for the […]

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The Importance of Stillness

The Importance of Stillness

Over the last few years I have been slowly learning the immense value of being quiet! Pausing my life, slowing down, looking inside, exploring and really connecting to my thoughts. Sometimes this was scary and incredibly painful, but the more […]

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Four minutes to live – without CPR

Four minutes to live – without CPR

“Nobody has ever died from a heart attack. You cannot die from a heart attack!” The St John’s Ambulance instructor knew he was provoking alertness through a play on words. Surely there had to be some obvious clarification of semantics […]

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Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle

Find out how a Message in a Bottle could save your life! Join Dublin Fire Brigade in St Patrick’s Catholic Men and Women’s Society next week, when they will be explaining how the Message in a Bottle system lets the […]

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