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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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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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