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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 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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