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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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Articles in Burns and scalds

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/03/2014)

Burns and scalds are damage to the skin caused by heat. Both are treated in the same way.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of burns and scalds

(05/02/2014)

The symptoms of a burn or scald will vary depending on how serious it is. Some minor burns can be very painful, while some major burns may not hurt at all.

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NHS Choices - Treating burns and scalds

(01/08/2014)

It is essential to apply appropriate first aid to any burn or scald as soon as possible. This will limit the amount of damage to your skin.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from burns and scalds

(05/02/2014)

How long it takes to recover from a burn or scald depends on how serious it is and how it is treated.

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NHS Choices - Complications of burns and scalds

(05/02/2014)

Burns and scalds can sometimes lead to further problems, including shock, heat exhaustion, infection and scarring.

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NHS Choices - Preventing burns and scalds

(05/02/2014)

Many severe burns and scalds affect babies and young children. The following advice can help reduce the chances of your child having a serious accident.

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