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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 Dyslexia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/12/2014)

Dyslexia is a common type of specific learning difficulty that mainly affects the skills involved in the reading and spelling of words.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

The symptoms of dyslexia can differ from person to person, and each person with the condition will have a unique pattern of strengths and weaknesses.

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NHS Choices - Causes of dyslexia

(06/03/2014)

There are several theories about the causes of dyslexia, but it is generally accepted to be a condition passed on through families.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

The earlier a child with dyslexia is diagnosed, the more effective their treatment is likely to be.

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NHS Choices - Treating dyslexia

(10/03/2014)

While dyslexia is a lifelong problem, there is a range of specialist educational interventions that can help children with dyslexia with their reading and writing.

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