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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 Gastroenteritis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/05/2015)

Gastroenteritis is a common condition where the stomach and intestines become inflamed. It is usually caused by a viral or bacterial infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of gastroenteritis in adults

(09/06/2014)

Depending on the specific cause, the symptoms of gastroenteritis can take anything between a few hours and a few days to develop after you are infected.

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NHS Choices - Causes of gastroenteritis in adults

(09/06/2014)

Gastroenteritis is usually caused by an infection of the stomach and bowel.

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NHS Choices - Treating gastroenteritis in adults

(09/06/2014)

Most cases of gastroenteritis do not require treatment and the symptoms will improve in a few days, although medication may be recommended if the condition is severe.

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NHS Choices - Preventing gastroenteritis in adults

(09/06/2014)

As gastroenteritis is very infectious, it is important to take steps to prevent it spreading to other people.

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