Health Month

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Eat-Lancet Commission: its study recommends we eat 90 per cent less red meat. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Less meat in our diets would be BETTER FOR the planet and our fellow inhabitants. But MEAT AND MILK dominate Irish agriculture. Something has t(...)

Smartphones are now so common that one study has estimated 2.71 billion people worldwide will have smartphones this year.

Smartphones have become a necessary and ever-present part of life for most people. They’re taken out in doctor’s surgeries, stared at on public transp(...)

It’s possible psilocybin drugs could soon be part of a psychiatrist’s armoury.  Photograph: iStock

Down an Irish country lane in a secluded private home, men and women form two lines. Then, under the Christian Cross of Caravaca, members of the Churc(...)

Seaweed in  Co Galway

January is Health Month in The Irish Times. You can find articles, columns, advice and tips at  irishtimes.com/health, as well as in(...)

Burren Yoga

How’s the diet going for you? Right. And the fitness regime? Thought so. If your New Year’s health and fitness regime has run out of puff, never fear(...)

We are not born hating Mondays. We grow to see them as a curtailment of enjoyment, and fill ourselves with dread

All mental health services will tell you that there is a spike in demand for their services in the month of January and on into February. Naming a day(...)

Rachel Flaherty on a run

January is all about making new year resolutions but this year I wanted to do things differently. January is Health Month in The Irish Time(...)

Ruby Wax speaking at the Pendulum Summit, a ‘business and self-empowerment summit’ in Dublin. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The room is lit red as “highly respected comedienne” Ruby Wax is introduced to the main stage of Dublin’s Convention Centre by event host Sile Seoige.(...)