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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 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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