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By Ekaterina Tikhoniouk One of the first connections between the built environment and physical health was made more than 2,600 years ago, in Hippocrates’ work ‘On Airs, Waters and Places’. In the mid-nineteenth century, the idea finally emerged that poor-quality environments were a major contribution to illnesses and poor physical health. But the influence of the […]
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Unless you’re a morning person, the beginning of the day is a rough experience. In full knowledge of that, we’ve decided to share one of our morning shake recipes, so you can wake up right away. You’ll feel great throughout the day if you have this shake for breakfast every morning. All you need is […]
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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. But music can help. From time to time, it helps to have a little bit of music in the background while hard at work. Here, we’ve included a list of the top five albums to listen to while on the job. 1. Back in Black […]
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Summertime, and the living is easy… There is nothing like an impromptu weekend trip to the countryside to relax and unwind during the summer. With Irish weather a daily guessing game, wouldn’t it be great to jump into the family wagon and spin to leafy pastures for a few hours to revitalise? But steer clear […]
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A new study has suggested that almost 24,000 people in this country could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes. The survey examined nearly 30,000 people over a four year period between 2009 and 2013 in order to assess diabetes and cardiovascular risk in the Irish people. The study, which was conducted on behalf of VHI Healthcare […]
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The Cavan Older People’s Forum, along with support from Cavan County Council will co-ordinate a new Drop-In centre for older people in Cavan Town. This will take place in the Events Space of the Johnston Central Library and will be held every Monday morning, from11:30am to 1pm. This will be open to all older members […]
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  A new study has suggested that those of us who partake in even a medium amount of exercise could reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. The progressive neurological disease symptoms include tremors, stiffness and slow movement. It is estimated that approximately six to seven thousand people in Ireland are affected by the disease […]