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How A Short Warm-Up Can Improve Your Golf

The purpose of a good warm-up prior to sports is three-fold. Firstly, to prepare us physically for the athletic challenge. Secondly to ready us mentally and thirdly to prevent injury. These three factors all add up to improved performance. However, the benefits of a warm up have long been disputed. When legendary Irish rugby player Willie Duggan was informed that …

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How A Short Warm-Up Can Improve Your Golf

Going Beyond Cholesterol

One subject that I am frequently asked about both by other doctors as well as patients is cholesterol. The topic of cholesterol is a source of huge debate and controversy in medicine at present. Sometimes the entrenched positions of the protagonists in this debate have resulted in unhelpful and confusing messages being delivered to the public. It’s particularly unhelpful when …

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Going Beyond Cholesterol

How to Manage a Crying Baby

Babies cry. A lot. Studies show that 10% of babies cry “persistently” (more than three hours per day). On average it has been found that babies cry for 2 hours per day with a peak in the evening – the witching hour. Crying is particularly common in the first three months after birth. A crying baby can be huge source …

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How to Manage a Crying Baby