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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 Mumps

NHS Choices - Introduction

(03/10/2013)

Mumps is a contagious viral infection that used to be common in children.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of mumps

(03/04/2014)

The symptoms of mumps usually develop 14 to 25 days after a person is infected with the mumps virus (the incubation period).

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NHS Choices - Causes of mumps

(24/09/2013)

Mumps is caused by the mumps virus, which belongs to a family of viruses known as paramyxoviruses.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing mumps

(24/09/2013)

If you suspect that you or your child has mumps, it's important to see your GP for a diagnosis.

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NHS Choices - Treating mumps

(24/09/2013)

There are currently medications to specifically treat the mumps virus. Instead, treatment is focused on relieving symptoms until your body’s immune system fights off the infection.

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NHS Choices - Complications of mumps

(24/09/2013)

There are several problems that often occur with mumps. These can be worrying, but they are rarely serious and usually improve as the infection passes.

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