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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 Alcohol poisoning

Introduction

(17/07/2014)

Alcohol poisoning occurs when a person drinks a toxic amount of alcohol, usually over a short period of time. This is often known as binge drinking.

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Symptoms of alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

The level of alcohol in a person’s blood can continue to rise for up to 30-40 minutes after a person’s last drink. This can cause their symptoms to suddenly worsen.

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Treatment for alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

Someone with alcohol poisoning won't be able to help themselves. Be aware of the signs of alcohol poisoning and what to do if someone has drunk too much.

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Preventing alcohol poisoning

(17/07/2014)

Alcohol passes quickly into your bloodstream. The physical and mental effects on your body can happen very suddenly.

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