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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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Articles in Dog bites

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/07/2014)

Animal and human bites can become easily infected if they're not assessed and treated promptly.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of bites

(02/04/2014)

The symptoms of animal bites vary depending on the type of animal involved.

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NHS Choices - Causes of bites

(02/04/2014)

The majority of dog bites are unprovoked, usually by a family dog or a dog that belongs to a friend or neighbour.

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NHS Choices - Treating bites

(19/12/2014)

Clean the wound immediately if you've been bitten by an animal or human. Run it under warm tap water for a couple of minutes.

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NHS Choices - Complications of bites

(02/04/2014)

Infection is the main complication that can occur from animal or human bites. Tetanus and rabies are rarer but they can occur and are very serious.

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NHS Choices - Preventing bites

(02/04/2014)

Never leave a child unsupervised with a dog, regardless of what type of dog it is or its previous behaviour.

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