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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Ask a Pharmacist – Colm Kennelly

Life Pharmacy’s Managing Pharmacist Colm Kennelly explains all about seasonal flu and how the flu vaccine works – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 3 October 2018. This month sees the start of the annual Flu Vaccine campaign and Pharmacists all over the country will be providing the vaccine to patients – many of us... Read more >

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Articles in Scars

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/09/2014)

A scar is a mark that is left on the skin after a wound or an injury to the surface of the skin has healed.

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NHS Choices - Types of scars

(12/12/2014)

Scars on the skin may appear when a cut or other injury is in the process of healing. Keloid scars, hypertrophic scars and pitted scars each vary in appearance.

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NHS Choices - Causes of scars

(19/09/2014)

Scarring is caused by the natural healing process when tissue in the body is broken.

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NHS Choices - Treating scars

(19/09/2014)

Scars only need to be treated if they are painful, you are uncomfortable about how your scar looks, or its tightness restricts your movement.

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NHS Choices - 'Make-up is really good for hiding my scar'

(19/09/2014)

Read the real story of Nicola, an office administrator from Newcastle, who was involved in a bad road accident that caused serious facial injuries.

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