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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 Miscarriage

NHS Choices - Introduction

(27/05/2015)

A miscarriage is the loss of a pregnancy during the first 23 weeks. The main signs of a miscarriage include vaginal bleeding, followed by cramping and pain.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

The most common sign of miscarriage is vaginal bleeding.

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NHS Choices - Causes of miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

There are many reasons why a miscarriage may occur, although the causes of particular miscarriages are often not identified.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing miscarriage

(27/05/2015)

If you see your GP or midwife because of vaginal bleeding or other symptoms of miscarriage, you may be referred to an early pregnancy unit for tests.

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NHS Choices - What happens if you have a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

If you have a miscarriage, you may need to have any remaining pregnancy tissue removed from your womb.

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NHS Choices - What happens after a miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

A miscarriage can have a profound emotional impact, not only on a woman, but also on her partner, friends and family.

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NHS Choices - Preventing miscarriage

(26/05/2015)

As the cause of a miscarriage is often not identified, they cannot always be prevented.

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