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From bumps and bruises to active minds and happy hearts, top health tips from the Vhi experts.

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Acupuncture: does it really help with pain?

Acupuncture, a Chinese practice that involves the insertion of fine needles into the skin, has been used as a complementary treatment in Western medicine for some time. Despite its growing […]

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What is heartburn and can it be treated naturally?

Christmas tends to be the season of overindulgence for many of us. With so much tasty food and drink on offer, it can be hard to say no to another […]

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Understanding the happiness molecules and how to healthily boost them

Nothing beats the warm, fuzzy feeling of happiness. It’s so good that we have a number of neurotransmitters in our brain that make us feel happy including dopamine, serotonin, endorphins […]

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A Day In The Life Of A Vhi SwiftCare Doctor

Dr Anell Louwrens is a South African medical professional living and working in Ireland. Here she talks about her typical day and getting that work-life balance right in a high-stress […]

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Understanding HIV and AIDS

Every week in Ireland, 10 new people are diagnosed with HIV. Although there is no cure, you can receive that news in 2018 safe in the knowledge that your situation […]

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