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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 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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