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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 Carbon monoxide poisoning

NHS Choices - Introduction

(25/06/2014)

Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that has no smell or taste. Breathing it in can make you unwell, and it can kill.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

The signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning are not always obvious, especially during low-level exposure. Some people may also have a pre-existing condition with similar symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

Carbon monoxide is produced when fuels such as gas, oil, coal and wood do not burn fully. Burning charcoal, running cars and the smoke from cigarettes also produce carbon monoxide gas.

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NHS Choices - Treating carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

If carbon monoxide poisoning is suspected, you should move away from the source of the gas so that your symptoms can be assessed.

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NHS Choices - Complications of carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

Prolonged exposure to carbon monoxide can cause serious complications, including brain damage and heart problems. In very severe cases, it can result in death.

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NHS Choices - Preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

(25/06/2014)

The best way to protect against carbon monoxide poisoning is to be aware of the dangers, and to identify appliances that could emit carbon monoxide gas.

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