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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... 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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