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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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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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