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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in Arthritis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/09/2014)

Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation in a joint.

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NHS Choices - Living with arthritis

(08/01/2015)

Living with arthritis isn't easy and carrying out simple, everyday tasks can often be painful and difficult.

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NHS Choices - "Dancing got me through the roughest times"

(23/04/2014)

Paul Casimir has been living with arthritis for half his life, but doesn’t let it stop him doing the things he enjoys.

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NHS Choices - "Osteoarthritis affects almost every part of my life"

(23/04/2014)

Jo has been living with osteoarthritis for 15 years. When she felt her independence slipping away, she knew she had to take stock of her life.

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NHS Choices - "It was difficult as I felt quite isolated"

(23/04/2014)

When we think of arthritis, we normally think of old age. But the disease can strike young people too. Kate Llewelyn, 34, first noticed her symptoms when she was just 13.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(12/10/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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