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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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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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