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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 Blisters

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/02/2014)

A blister is a small pocket of fluid that forms in the upper layers of the skin.

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NHS Choices - Causes of blisters

(28/08/2013)

Blisters are often the result of an injury to the skin from friction, such as shoes that rub.

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NHS Choices - Treating blisters

(28/08/2013)

Find out how to treat blisters. Most blisters heal naturally and do not require medical attention.

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NHS Choices - Preventing blisters

(28/08/2013)

There are several ways to prevent getting blisters from friction, sunburn or chemicals.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing blisters

(11/09/2011)

Blisters from friction or heat usually have an obvious cause, such as sunburn, shoes that rub or heavy manual work.

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