Regular exercise can help boost fatigue. Photograph: Thinkstock
Exercise if you are tired
  • Health
  • October 14, 2015, 00:08

If you are tired, a trip to the gym will do you more good than a night on the couch, even though you might prefer the latter. Fatigue is a common hea(...)

Court heard that  the false allegation had cost the PSNI over £2,000 in the course of its investigation.

(...) false allegation of rape against a male in Co Tyrone. The defendant, who had previously been living at a(...)

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The majority of children referred to obesity programmes declined to take part or subsequently dropped out, the IPH conference heard. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) programmes that are family based and combine healthy eating, physical activity and behavioural components are(...)

Headaches come in all forms, from mildly irritating to completely debilitating. Photograph: Thinkstock
Prevent headaches
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  • October 13, 2015, 00:08

Most people have experienced a headache at one time or another. They can range in severity from annoying to debilitating. Sitting at a computer all d(...)

Lifelong learning and health

(...), reduces our risk of developing dementia and increases our chances of living independently in the community(...)

Remember three 10-minute walks are better for your blood pressure than one 30 minute walk. Photograph: Thinkstock

A 2012 study found that three 10-minute walks spread throughout the day prevented blood pressure spikes more so than walking for 30 minutes in one go.(...)

(...)’s your standard busy work canteen. Despite the myth of privileged politicians living high on the hog with(...)

Pupils from Sacred Heart school, Portlaoise at the opening of Páirc an Phobail. Photograph: Alf Harvey/

(...) provided by the Irish Times/Pfizer Healthy Town initiative and Healthy Ireland, part of the Department of(...)

Get on your bike to reduce stress. Photograph: Thinkstock
Go for a cycle
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  • October 10, 2015, 00:06

Cycling has become more popular in recent years, with people turning to their bikes for both transport and recreation. According to the UK’s National(...)