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Children
What is Chickenpox? Symptoms, Advice and Treatment

Chickenpox is often easily recognised by its characteristic rash of small blisters. It is usually a mild and short-lived illness in children. Adults are at greater risk of severe chickenpox, and chickenpox in pregnancy poses certain risks.

Family Health
Winter Swimming for Babies

With the days becoming chillier, swimming provides one of the best forms of indoor exercise for both you and your baby - and it’s just as perfect for cold winter days as it is for hot summer ones.

Health Insights
Blue Light & Your Eyes

There’s been a lot of talk in the media lately about blue light; its potential to harm our eyes and even cause eventual blindness. 

Health & Wellbeing
Stress Relief This Christmas

Between socialising, Christmas shopping and squabbling siblings, the holiday season can be an emotionally challenging time of year. Learn how to avoid stress this Christmas.

Health Insights
Six Practical Christmas Fitness Tips

As we approach holiday season, it’s totally normal to want to unwind and indulge in some of your favourite foods and tasty festive beverages.

Health & Wellbeing
Walking for Health & Slí na Sláinte

The concept of ‘wellness’ is something that’s really come to the fore in recent years. Increasingly, we’re discovering the importance of staying active, eating right and avoiding stress. 

Health Insights
Fertility Over 35: Debunking the Myths

When it comes to fertility advice, there are lots of conflicting stories doing the rounds. Though 35 is widely considered the age at which women become less likely to conceive, everyone is different.