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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 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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