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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 CT scan

NHS Choices - Introduction

(07/04/2015)

A computerised tomography (CT) scan, also known as a CAT scan, uses X-rays and a computer to create detailed images of the inside of the body.

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NHS Choices - When CT scans are used

(07/04/2015)

Computerised tomography (CT) scans provide information that doctors can use to help diagnose medical conditions.

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NHS Choices - How CT scans are performed

(07/04/2015)

Before having a computed tomography (CT ) scan, you'll be asked about any existing health conditions, whether you are taking any medication, and if you have any allergies.

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NHS Choices - Risks of a CT scan

(07/04/2015)

If you have a computerised tomography (CT) scan, you'll be exposed to radiation in the form of X-rays. The amount of radiation used can vary.

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