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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 Oral cancer

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/07/2014)

Mouth cancer (also known as oral cancer) is when a tumour develops on the surface of the tongue, mouth, lips or gums.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

Symptoms of oral cancer include red or white patches on the lining of your mouth or tongue, mouth ulcers that do not heal after three weeks and pain when swallowing

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NHS Choices - Causes of mouth cancer

(15/07/2014)

The two leading causes of mouth cancer are smoking cigarettes or other tobacco products, such as pipes or cigars, and drinking too much alcohol.

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NHS Choices - Treating mouth cancer

(04/12/2014)

People with mouth cancer should be cared for by a multidisciplinary team (MDT). This is a team of specialists who work together to provide the best treatment and care

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NHS Choices - Complications of mouth cancer

(09/10/2014)

Complications of treatment for mouth cancer can include dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), speech problems and emotional disruption

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NHS Choices - Living with mouth cancer

(25/09/2014)

Having mouth cancer doesn't necessarily mean you'll have to give up work but you may need quite a lot of time off.

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NHS Choices - Medicine guides

(11/09/2011)

The list below is a combination of the and brand names of medicines available in the UK. Each name provides a link to a separate website (Medicine Guides)

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