The 10-a-day portion list includes an apple, a small banana, a pear, a mandarin, three tablespoons of spinach, peas, broccoli or cauliflower. A portion weighs in at 80g. File photograph:  Eric Vidal/Reuters

Medics have upped the ante on fruit and vegetables with a new study promising that while “five a day” is very good, “10 a day” is even better. The r(...)

Small particulate pollution coming from diesel engines, particularly trucks and buses can build up in cities and towns to cause health issues for those breathing them in. Photograph: Frank Miller

The health and wellbeing of the people of Ireland are inextricably linked to the quality – or lack off quality – of our environment. How we maintain(...)