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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Articles in Heart bypass

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is a surgical procedure used to treat coronary heart disease.

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NHS Choices - Preparing for a coronary artery bypass graft

(02/05/2014)

Before going into hospital to have a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), it is a good idea to make some preparations.

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NHS Choices - What happens during coronary artery bypass surgery

(20/03/2014)

Before your coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), your surgeon will discuss every aspect of the procedure with you.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from coronary artery bypass surgery

(02/05/2014)

You will usually need to stay in hospital for around seven days after having a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), so medical staff can monitor your recovery closely.

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NHS Choices - Risks of surgery

(02/05/2014)

As with all types of surgery, a coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) carries risks of complications.

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NHS Choices - Life after a coronary artery bypass

(02/05/2014)

A coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) is not a cure for heart disease, so it's important to adopt a healthy lifestyle and continue taking any prescribed medication after the operation.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to a coronary artery bypass

(02/05/2014)

If you have coronary heart disease and the arteries around your heart are severely narrowed, it may be possible to have a procedure called a coronary angioplasty.

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NHS Choices - 'The secret is to stay positive'

(08/04/2015)

Chauffeur Alec Keep, aged 66 when interviewed, had a heart bypass in March 2007 in Papworth Hospital, after he had two heart attacks.

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