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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 - 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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