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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... 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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