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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 Cystic fibrosis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/05/2015)

Cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition in which the lungs and digestive system become clogged with thick sticky mucus.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of cystic fibrosis

(03/06/2014)

The most common symptoms of cystic fibrosis are persistent coughing and wheezing and recurring chest and lung infections

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NHS Choices - Causes of cystic fibrosis

(03/06/2014)

Cystic fibrosis is caused by a faulty gene that allows too much salt and not enough water into cells, leading to a build-up of mucus in the lungs

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing cystic fibrosis

(18/05/2015)

Most cases of cystic fibrosis in the UK are now diagnosed through screening tests, which are carried out very early in life.

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NHS Choices - Treating cystic fibrosis

(26/02/2015)

People with cystic fibrosis should be treated with help and advice from a team of healthcare professionals at a cystic fibrosis centre

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NHS Choices - 'I was 12 years old when I learned how to do the physio by myself'

(11/07/2014)

 Lauren, 14, talks about living with cystic fibrosis and how she doesn’t let it stop her from doing the things she loves "Cystic fibrosis stops me from going

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