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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Acupuncture

Introduction

(02/10/2014)

Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine in which fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes.

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How acupuncture is performed

(17/07/2014)

An initial acupuncture session will involve an assessment of general health, a medical history and a physical examination, followed by insertion of acupuncture needles into the skin.

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Common uses of acupuncture

(17/07/2014)

Acupuncture practitioners use the treatment for a wide range of health problems.

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Safety and regulation of acupuncture

(09/03/2015)

There is no statutory regulation of acupuncture in England, but many non-medical acupuncture practitioners are required to register with their local authority.

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Evidence for and against acupuncuture

(17/07/2014)

There is some scientific evidence acupuncture has a beneficial effect for a number of health conditions.

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