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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 Cardiovascular disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(01/12/2014)

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term that describes a disease of the heart or blood vessels.

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NHS Choices - Risk factors for cardiovascular disease

(16/09/2014)

There are a number of risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), including high blood pressure, smoking, lack of exercise, and being overweight or obese.

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NHS Choices - Preventing cardiovascular disease in adults

(02/03/2015)

Most risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) are linked, which means that if you have one risk factor, you'll probably have others.

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NHS Choices - Preventing cardiovascular disease in children

(16/09/2014)

Research has clearly shown that the eating and drinking habits you get into as a child can continue into adulthood.

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