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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 Pacemaker implantation

NHS Choices - Introduction

(02/03/2015)

Pacemaker implantation is a surgical procedure where a small electrical device called a pacemaker is implanted in your chest.

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NHS Choices - Why pacemakers are used

(30/12/2013)

Pacemakers are sometimes recommended for people with conditions that cause the heart to beat abnormally.

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NHS Choices - How a pacemaker is fitted

(30/12/2013)

Before having a pacemaker fitted, you are likely to have a pre-operative assessment. The team looking after you will check that you are fit for surgery.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from pacemaker implantation FAQs

(30/12/2013)

You will usually be able to go home one or two days after having a pacemaker implanted. Find out more about recovering after a pacemaker implantation.

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NHS Choices - Risks of pacemaker implantation

(30/12/2013)

As with any medical or surgical procedure, pacemaker implantation has risks as well as benefits. Some of the main risks are described below.

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