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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/05/2015)

Read all about the common cold, including what the symptoms are, how it's spread, how it's treated, and how you can prevent it.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a cold

(15/05/2015)

Read about the main symptoms of a cold, and how to tell the difference between a cold and flu.

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NHS Choices - How to treat a cold

(15/05/2015)

Read about the over-the-counter treatments and home remedies you can try to relieve your cold symptoms until you're feeling better.

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NHS Choices - Complications of colds

(15/05/2015)

Read about some of the further problems that can develop if you have a cold.

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NHS Choices - Colds in children

(15/05/2015)

Read about colds in children, including how to look after your child and when to seek medical advice.

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