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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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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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