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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 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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