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Wednesday, 25th April 2018

With Breda Gardner Homeopath, lcph, mcos, rgn

Health Therapies Clinic

13 Gladstone Street, Waterford.

Tel: 087 2025753.

Insight Natural Health Clinic

15 Upper Patrick St, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7724429

You are what you think!

If a computer makes a mistake, it’s most often blamed on bad data. "You get out what you put in" runs the mantra. If you put bad stuff in, you get bad results. I think most people agree that it’s the same with our bodies: good food, plenty of water and exercise are better for us than processed foods, too much alcohol, smoking and lack of exercise. But what many people don’t realise that it’s the same with our minds. If we feed the mind with positive ideas, thoughts and intellectual stimulation, we are likely to be healthier than if we think bad things and stagnate intellectually.

How we treat ourselves influences how we feel

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Wednesday, 25th April 2018

Croke Park and the GAA and the All Star Awards are something synonymous with excellence, achievement, hard work and serious commitment. Not surprisingly then that the Business All Stars is designed to identify and recognise Irish companies and individuals that have distinguished themselves in the conduct of their business in the same way, hard work, excellence and best in class.

One such business is Dental Tech, an Irish family business, originally set up in 1993 to make and provide dentures which has grown to include other services and is also now paving the way for how dental and denture care is accessed.

Bevin Mahon from Dental Tech recently received All Star Accreditation as Thought Leader Community Health (Dental) and attended the photo call in Croke Park and we met

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Wednesday, 25th April 2018

Colorectal cancer (also known as colon cancer, rectal cancer or bowel cancer) is the second most common cause of cancer death in Ireland, with almost 2,500 people diagnosed each year.

While the causes of colorectal cancer are largely unknown, UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre, in association with the Irish Cancer Society, is urging Irish people to be aware of changes in their bodies and recognise symptoms that might indicate bowel cancer.

"With all forms of cancer, 50 percent are preventable and 30 percent are preventable through lifestyle changes. The key to preventing bowel cancer is adopting a lifestyle that will reduce the risk of this disease," said Dr. Wojciech Sasiadek, consultant radiation oncologist at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre.

"Day-to-day changes go a long way in preventing this cancer. For example, a healthy diet is important, with a limited amount of red and processed meat

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Wednesday, 25th April 2018

Food bloggers Patrick Hanlon and Russel James Alford, known as Gastro Gays visited Joan Clancy Gallery where they enjoyed the fab art, stunning scenery and Joan’s stories as a destination ar An Ghaeltacht Bus Bia trail during West Waterford Festival of Food.

They and the other 28 guests were served a selection of cool beverages including Wexford Strawberry Gin which went down well in the cloudless April morning with the warmth of a perfect summer’s day.

They had already been treated royally in Harty’s Oyster Farm as they continued their journey east to Joan Clancy Gallery.

They met master craftsman Eamonn Terry in Criostal na Rinne (Ring Crystal) in Baile na nGall and savoured the local drink Black Twist.

They enjoyed a light lunch in Murray’s Pub, and learned about the health and nutritional benefits of seaweed in Sólás na Mara on Helvick Pier.

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

Waterford Cultural & Language Exchange

The Waterford Cultural & Language Exchange are having their April 2018 French film showing ' Moliere; a Comedy', (sub-titled). In Greyfriars Municipal Art Gallery Wednesday 24th April 2018 At 6.30p.m. Contribution €12 (including nibbles prior to film). Pay at the door; Bookings can be made by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. document.getElementById('cloak40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff').innerHTML = ''; var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; var addy40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff = 'frexchangewaterford' + '@'; addy40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff = addy40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com'; var addy_text40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff = 'frexchangewaterford' + '@' + 'gmail' + '.' + 'com';document.getElementById('cloak40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff').innerHTML += ''+addy_text40bac4e67d3bfd3fb100e5e974beeeff+''; Or by text to Jane at 087 2594081 or Frances

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

Voting in a referendum

Question

How do I check if I can vote in the forthcoming referendum? If I'm not in Ireland on polling day, can I still vote?

Answer

To vote in a referendum, you must be an Irish citizen and be registered to vote. Every local authority is responsible for compiling and publishing a list of voters in its area. This is called the Register of Electors or the electoral register.

In general, Irish citizens living abroad cannot be entered on the Register of Electors and cannot vote in a referendum. The only exception to this is in the case of Irish officials on duty abroad (and their spouses) who may register on the postal voters list. If you are abroad on holiday on polling day, you cannot have a postal vote.

The current Register of Electors came into force on 15 February 2018.

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

By Bill Sones and Rich Sones, PhD

Q. As a person gets older, his or her likelihood of dying in the next year increases, doubling about every 8 years. For example, if at age 60 you have a 1% risk of dying per year, then at age 68 it's 2% per year, 4% at 76, 8% at 84, and so on. The risk mounts quickly and few of us make it to 100. All mammals studied age this way, that is, all except one. What's the exception?

A. Naked mole rats are a stunning exception to the rule, claims Rochelle Buffenstein and her colleagues in a recent online paper in "eLife." She started working with naked mole rats in 1980, says Kai Kupferschmidt in "Science" magazine, and over the years has maintained thousands of them in scores of colonies, keeping meticulous records,

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

Waterford Today weekly horoscopes

Wednesday 18th April - Tuesday 24th April

Aries 21st March-21st April

"Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose" so sang Janis Joplin et al. You could crave autonomy now, and chances are in most areas of your life you're carving it out. But in a work situation, there's only so much freedom you can have, ultimately you're still working for the man, like the rest of us. So unless you plan on going it alone and being your own boss, you'll need to find some balance, otherwise you could run into trouble.

Taurus 22nd April-21st May

Sudden changes could well be afoot for many Taureans. In one sense, these have been building slowly behind the scenes and were obvious when you think about it. But they will still feel like a bolt out of the blue when they actually

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

With Breda Gardner Homeopath, lcph, mcos, rgn

Health Therapies Clinic

13 Gladstone Street, Waterford.

Tel: 087 2025753.

Insight Natural Health Clinic

15 Upper Patrick St, Kilkenny

Tel: 056 7724429

West is best - or is it?

Human beings can build houses, engineer bridges and are good at inventing complicated pieces of technology and understanding detailed scientific theories. But there is one area where our understanding is weak. This is in relation to ourselves and in particular to our bodies.

In the West, we believe that the body is a thing, a machine that needs to be fuelled (with food and water) and exercised in the hope that this will keep us fit and we can lubricate our joints to move better. If something goes wrong in this body machine of ours, then it can usually be mechanically repaired. We use surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or drugs, and life can then

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Wednesday, 18th April 2018

The HSE have launched the first dedicated Irish survey on Alcohol's Harm to Others. "The Untold Story: Harms Experienced in the Irish Population due to Others' Drinking" quantifies some of alcohol's harm to others in modern Ireland. It makes very clear that preventing and reducing harm to others from drinkers is an urgent public health goal - equally as important as preventing and reducing harm to the drinker due to their own drinking.

Alcohol's harm from other people's drinking can affect a wide range of relationships in a person's life – family and friends, children, work colleagues and strangers. The purpose of this report is to explore how the drinking of others can negatively impact peoples' lives.

Key Findings:

- One in six

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    Our ViewA Rainy Day FundA Pharaoh once had a dream where he saw a green and lush field and in it was a sleek and fat cow.  Then into the field came an emaciated cow who began to devour the first one.  On waking the Pharaoh knew at once what he had to do.  He sent out an order around his kingdom that grain silos be built and that one tenth of all harvests were to be placed there.  For the next seven years the harvest was bountiful and the new silos were quickly filled.  Then for the next seven years …

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