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Natural infection prevention for winter

At this time of year infection prevention is a favourite word among doctors and the general public alike. Everyone is interested in how to protect and defend themselves effectively against bacteria, viruses, and fungi. As we are all living in times when certain drugs are losing their effectiveness, natural substances that work effectively and do not burden the body are coming to the fore.

Infection Prevention - The Natural Way!

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Today FM’s Matt Cooper Guest Speaker at Pink Afternoon

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The Lodge at Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo will go pink once again on June 10th when the annual ‘Pink Afternoon' supporting Breast Cancer Research will take place.

Health is not to be taken for granted

Although modern medicine has made tremendous advances in surgical procedures and in the treatment of acute illness, for centuries holistic medicine has been – and remains – the mainstay of care for our health. It respects the person as a whole – the body, mind, soul, and emotions.

‘Dare to Wear Pink’ raises €22k for Breast Cancer Research

Friends of Breast Cancer Research, Athlone - Dympna Cunniffe, Marion Donaghue, Katie Donaghue, Grainne McNeece, Tracey Staunton and Fiona O'Neill - recently held ‘Dare to Wear Pink Lunch by the Lake' at the Glasson Country House Hotel & Golf Club.

New drug and alcohol support services for the Midlands

Two new drug & alcohol prevention and treatment support services for the midlands were officially launched by Minister of State for Communities and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne, in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone on Friday.

Drinks Industry Group of Ireland launches annual Support Your Local campaign

The Drinks Industry Group of Ireland has launched the Support Your Local campaign for 2016, which seeks to highlight the significant economic contribution that the drinks and hospitality industry makes to communities across Ireland.

Galway workers need to get a move on

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Fewer people are exercising at the recommended weekly levels than they were 15 months ago, according to new research from the Nutrition & Health Foundation (NHF). Just over a quarter (26 per cent) of Ireland’s workforce exercise at the recommended level of over 150 minutes of moderate physical activity every week, down from almost a third (32 per cent) only fifteen months ago. Four in ten (42 per cent) say they are either totally or extremely inactive during their working day. The research was commissioned to mark Ireland’s second National Workplace Wellbeing Day on Friday, 8th April 2016, which is being organised by the Nutrition & Health Foundation and supported by Ibec.

Seven out of ten people in the west don’t wash their hands for long enough

Seven out of 10 people in the west do not wash their hands for long enough to kill germs that cause infections, according to new research, just published.

Message to the great unwashed

OK, we're a day into it, A day into realising that while you may lead a horse to water, when he gets there, the fecker's gonna cost you a few bob. On Tuesday we splashed around in the bathroom like an orgy in the last days of Pompeii, but since then, we've been up half the night trying to ensure that the drop dripping from the tap in the kitchen is captured for the tay for breakfast. So what are we to do? How can we live the lifes of post-Celtic Tiger metrosexuals used to our washing and waxing and shaving and conditioning and scents that could kill an ass from 20 paces. How are we going to cope knowing that everytime you hear a flush, your wallet has a bowel movement? The days and nights of the much coiffured sweet smelling high heeled gelled back brigade hitting the clubs may soon be a thing of the past. Good old poor hygiene of the 70s and 80s will come back into vogue. A shower will become a luxury even if you do manage to get three a month. Lattes will replace straight coffees. Spuds will be steamed not boiled, car washes will become car polishes; horses at the racecourse will have to be rubbed down with a wet Babywipe instead of the traditional hosing. And gorse fires will be let burn burn burn. So life as we know it has changed immeasurably. So what can we do to save a few bob. Here are a few tips.

 

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