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Vomiting Bug:  No one wants it

Vomiting Bug: No one wants it

Vomiting Bug. Yep, this post is all about the  and the . It's going around again. The commonest cause for this is a norovirus outbreak (sometimes called the winter vomiting bug). However, it is worth noting that Covid can also cause diarrhoea and vomiting! Norovirus...

Sunday Batch Cook

Sunday Batch Cook

If there is one theme I hear all the time from patients, it is not that don't know that they need to eat healthy - it is that they just don't have the time to do it.  Too often, high salt, high sugar take-aways and convenience foods are an answer to being too busy,...

Biohacking

Biohacking

"Biohacking" and "longevity" are everywhere. And it's a seriously lucrative industry. Experts (and, in some cases, I would use this word very loosely) charge €€€€€ for access to their retreats or lectures to learn the secrets to longevity. The bottom line is that you...

Breaking Bad News

Breaking Bad News

TW:  anything related to bad news, trauma, grief My beloved car failed the NCT this week.  Not just failed, but spectacularly slapped with a Major – Dangerous sticker on the windscreen.  The kind where they threaten you with 5 penalty points and to call the Gardaí if...

Summer Snack Time

Summer Snack Time

I'm bored. I'm hungry.  Can I have something to eat?   What's for snacks? Hello summer - and hello to children and teens looking for food all day. How to snack smart? 1. Plan. Plan and shop for your snacks like you (should) plan and shop for your meals. You’ll make...

UnHappy Hot

UnHappy Hot

 If you have a Gro-Egg, it may have reached unhappy face already or certainly by later this evening.  Sleeping especially in warm weather can be hard, especially for children. Top tips on how to help your child stay comfortable -- and sleep comfortably?Throughout the...