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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 Hepatitis B

NHS Choices - Introduction

(21/05/2015)

Hepatitis B is a type of virus that can infect the liver. Chronic hepatitis B can develop without treatment, which can lead to more serious conditions.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

The vast majority of people who are infected with hepatitis B are able to fight off the virus, meaning their infection never becomes chronic (long-term).

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NHS Choices - Causes of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

You can become infected with hepatitis B if you are not immune (resistant) to the virus and you come into contact with infected blood or body fluids.

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NHS Choices - Treating hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

Most people with hepatitis B recover fully in a couple of months. You may need medication if chronic hepatitis B develops.

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NHS Choices - Complications of hepatitis B

(06/06/2014)

Without treatment, about a third of people with chronic hepatitis B infection go on to develop a disease of the liver, which can be very serious.

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