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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 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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