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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 MRSA infection

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/08/2013)

MRSA (meticillin-resistant staphylococcus aureusis) a type of bacterial infection that is resistant to a number of widely used antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

Symptoms of an MRSA infection depend on what part of the body is infected. Many people carry MRSA bacteria inside their nose but will never experience any symptoms.

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NHS Choices - Causes of MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

MRSA is caused by strains of bacteria that have developed resistance to a number of widely used antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Treating MRSA infection

(23/08/2013)

If you are diagnosed with an MRSA infection, your recommended treatment plan will depend on several factors, such as the type of infection you have.

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NHS Choices - Preventing MRSA infection

(27/09/2013)

If you're a patient, visitor or member of staff in a hospital, taking simple hygiene measures can help stop MRSA infection.

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