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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... 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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