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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... 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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