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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 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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