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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 Head injury, minor

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/03/2015)

Minor head injuries are common in people of all ages and should not result in any permanent damage.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a minor head injury

(30/01/2015)

Minor head injuries often cause a bump or bruise. As long as the person is conscious (awake), with no deep cuts, there is unlikely to have been any serious damage.

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NHS Choices - Treating a minor head injury

(27/03/2015)

As long as your head injury is minor, you probably don't need to visit your GP or hospital for treatment. If your symptoms get significantly worse, seek immediate medical attention.

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NHS Choices - Preventing a minor head injury

(09/10/2014)

Many head injuries are the result of accidents that are difficult to predict or avoid. However, there are some ways to reduce your risk.

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