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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 Traveller's diarrhoea

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/05/2015)

Diarrhoea is where you pass looser or more frequent stools than is normal for you.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms associated with diarrhoea

(01/12/2014)

Diarrhoea is where you frequently pass watery or loose poo. Some people may also have other symptoms, depending on the cause.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing diarrhoea

(01/12/2014)

As diarrhoea usually improves within a week, you may not need to visit your GP. However, if you have persistent or severe diarrhoea, further investigation may be needed.

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NHS Choices - Treating diarrhoea

(01/12/2014)

Diarrhoea will usually clear up without treatment after a few days, particularly if it's caused by an infection.

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NHS Choices - Preventing diarrhoea

(01/12/2014)

To prevent the spread of infections that cause diarrhoea, you should always maintain high standards of hygiene.

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