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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 Head injury, severe

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/12/2014)

Severe head injuries require immediate medical attention because there is a risk of potentially serious damage to the brain.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

If a severe head injury is not correctly treated, it can cause serious brain damage.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

Someone with a severe head injury should always be seen in an emergency department.

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NHS Choices - Treating a severe head injury

(03/04/2014)

A severe head injury must always be treated in hospital to minimise the risk of complications.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a severe head injury

(07/02/2014)

When your doctor discharges you from hospital, they will give you advice to help your recovery when you return home.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a severe head injury

(07/02/2014)

Severe head injuries can cause serious complications. This is mainly because a serious injury can damage the brain, sometimes permanently.

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NHS Choices - Preventing a severe 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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