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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 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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