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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 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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