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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 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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