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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, 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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