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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 Stings, sea creatures

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/05/2015)

A sea creature sting can usually be treated with first aid. But if serious symptoms develop, such as severe pain, swelling or difficulty breathing, dial 999 for an ambulance.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings

(08/01/2014)

If you or someone else has been stung in the sea, get help from someone with first aid training, such as a lifeguard.

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NHS Choices - Treating jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings

(08/01/2014)

Treatment for stings in the sea will vary depending on what has stung you and, in some cases, how severe your reaction is.

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NHS Choices - Preventing jellyfish stings and other sea creature stings

(08/01/2014)

If you're going to swim in the sea, there are some things you can do to avoid being stung and to ensure that you have easy access to medical care.

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