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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 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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