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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/09/2014)

A stye, also known as a hordeolum, is a small abscess (painful collection of pus) on the eyelid. It appears as a painful lump on the outside or inside of the eyelid.

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NHS Choices - Causes of a stye

(11/09/2014)

A stye (hordeolum) is usually caused by an infection with staphylococcus bacteria. These bacteria often live on the skin without causing any harm.

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NHS Choices - Treating a stye

(11/09/2014)

Styes (hordeolums) often get better without any treatment, particularly after they burst and release pus.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a stye

(11/09/2014)

Styes (hordeolums) usually get better without treatment. However, sometimes they can cause complications which are rarely serious.

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