Health: how to keep stress at bay this Christmas
Forget the perfect tidy house and the credit card spree. Ask for help if you need it this festive season, writes psychotherapist Claire Lyons Forde.
20 November 2023 News
HSA begins week-long farmer health and wellbeing inspection campaign
Farmers are at higher risk of conditions ranging from stress to cancer than other sectors of society, the HSA said.
18 November 2023 News
Britain extends bluetongue surveillance around Kent farm
A case of bluetongue serovirus-3 (BTV3 ) was detected in a single cow in Kent on 11 November.
Exercise: 'get moving in the menopause'
It's important to keep moving through all phases of your life, including menopause, writes physiotherapist Stephen O'Rourke.
15 November 2023 Health
Farmers need to look after their heart health
Has a doctor listened to your heart lately? A stethoscope check can disclose a lot, including information about your heart’s rhythm and the health of its valves, writes Margaret Hawkins.
15 November 2023 Health
Health: ‘The minute she said tumour I thought ‘oh my God, this is serious’
Kathy Higgins, from Donegal was diagnosed with a cystic acoustic neuroma – a benign brain tumour – eight years ago. Here she chats with Margaret Hawkins about her recovery and moving forward in life
8 November 2023 Health
Plan early to protect inheritance, says adviser
An estate planning seminar was organised by Hills Financial Planning in Templepatrick, Co Antrim.
8 November 2023 Northern Ireland
Doreen Corridan to take up head role at NCBC
Up until now, Corridan has been CEO of Munster Bovine for the last two years.
2 November 2023 News
Five tips for effective fluke control this autumn
When fluke-drenching cattle this autumn, follow some of the outlined tips to get the most effective cover possible.
28 October 2023 Management
Fonterra launches microbiome research centre in Cork
The new centre will research probiotics which can be used to improve health and wellness.
27 October 2023 News
Health: First Responders making a difference in your community
Margaret Hawkins talks to Ger O’Dea from the National Ambulance Service and to farmer Mike Flahive, co-ordinator of Community First Responders in the Beale district of County Kerry.
25 October 2023 Health
Cocaine Health Special: beating the addiction
In the second part of our series on cocaine, we focus on non-residential community counselling programmes to help the affected people find ‘a new blueprint for life’, writes Margaret Hawkins.
18 October 2023 Health