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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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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Articles in Suicide

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/03/2015)

Suicide is the act of intentionally ending your life. If you're reading this because you have, or have had, thoughts about taking your own life, it's important you ask someone for help.

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NHS Choices - Why people attempt suicide

(10/03/2015)

Despite being a leading cause of death, both in England and worldwide, there is little hard evidence to explain why some people attempt suicide.

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NHS Choices - Warning signs of suicide

(10/03/2015)

Sometimes, there may be obvious signs that someone is at risk of attempting suicide, although this is not always the case.

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NHS Choices - Getting help

(10/03/2015)

If you've had suicidal thoughts recently, or if you're feeling suicidal now, contact someone for help.

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NHS Choices - Offering support to someone who's feeling suicidal

(10/03/2015)

One of the best things you can do if you think someone may be feeling suicidal is to encourage them to talk about their feelings and to listen to what they say.

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NHS Choices - Improving your mental health

(10/03/2015)

It's impossible to guarantee you will never get a mental health condition, but you can take steps to improve your mental health.

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