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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 - Introduction

(07/11/2014)

Otitis externa is a condition that causes inflammation (redness and swelling) of the external ear canal, which is the tube between the outer ear and eardrum.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of otitis externa

(24/02/2014)

Otitis externa can cause a number of different symptoms affecting the ear and the surrounding area.

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NHS Choices - Causes of otitis externa

(07/11/2014)

There are several different causes of otitis externa, as well as a number of things that make it more likely to occur.

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NHS Choices - Treating otitis externa

(24/02/2014)

Otitis externa can usually be treated effectively with ear drops prescribed by your GP and some simple self-care techniques.

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NHS Choices - Complications of otitis externa

(24/02/2014)

Although complications associated with otitis externa are uncommon, there is small risk of further problems developing.

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NHS Choices - Preventing otitis externa

(24/02/2014)

It's not always possible to prevent otitis externa, but there are several things you can do to reduce your risk of developing the condition.

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