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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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NHS Choices - Symptoms of norovirus

(11/03/2015)

The first sign of norovirus is usually suddenly feeling sick followed by forceful vomiting and watery diarrhoea.

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NHS Choices - Treating norovirus

(12/03/2015)

There's no specific treatment for norovirus. You don't need to see your GP because your body should fight off the infection within a couple of days.

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NHS Choices - Preventing norovirus

(13/03/2014)

It's not always possible to avoid getting norovirus, but ensuring good hygiene can help limit the spread of the virus.

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