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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 Breast lump

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Breast lumps are common and have a number of different causes. Most lumps are not breast cancer, but any unusual changes to the breasts should be checked by a GP.

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NHS Choices - Causes of breast lumps

(30/01/2015)

Most breast lumps are caused by benign (non-cancerous) conditions, although occasionally a breast lump can be a symptom of breast cancer.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a breast lump

(29/09/2014)

It is important to be aware of how your breasts usually look and feel so you can quickly pick up on any changes that may occur.

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NHS Choices - Treating a breast lump

(29/09/2014)

How a breast lump is treated will largely depend on the underlying cause and any other symptoms you have.

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