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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(06/02/2014)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body.

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NHS Choices - How an MRI scan works

(06/02/2014)

During a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, a magnetic field and radio waves are directed at the body. This produces detailed images of the body's structures.

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NHS Choices - How an MRI scan is performed

(10/11/2014)

A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a painless procedure that lasts between 15 and 90 minutes, depending on the size of the area being scanned.

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NHS Choices - Who can have an MRI scan?

(06/02/2014)

MRI is very safe and most people can have the procedure, including pregnant women and babies. However, it is not recommended for everyone.

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