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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

(02/03/2015)

A coronary angioplasty is a procedure used to widen blocked or narrowed coronary arteries.

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NHS Choices - How a coronary angioplasty and stent insertion are carried out

(02/05/2014)

You will usually have an appointment to assess your health a few days before having a coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

You will normally be able to leave hospital the same day, or the following day after a planned (elective) coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - Risks of coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

As with all types of surgery, coronary angioplasty carries a risk of complications. However, the risk of serious problems is small.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to coronary angioplasty and stent insertion

(02/05/2014)

The most widely used surgical alternative to a coronary angioplasty is a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG).

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NHS Choices - 'I suddenly felt like I was being kicked in the chest'

(02/04/2014)

Lynn Connor had a coronary angioplasty after she had a heart attack. A quick diagnosis and treatment saved her life.

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