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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 Syphilis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/06/2014)

Syphilis is a bacterial infection that is usually caught by having sex with someone who is infected.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of syphilis

(16/07/2014)

The symptoms of syphilis are the same for men and women and can be difficult to recognise.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing syphilis

(10/06/2014)

Read about where to go if you think you have syphilis and how the condition is diagnosed using a blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating syphilis

(10/06/2014)

Read about the treatment of syphilis, which usually involves a single injection of the antibiotic penicillin.

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NHS Choices - Preventing syphilis

(10/06/2014)

The only guaranteed way to prevent a syphilis infection is to avoid sexual contact or to only have sexual contact with a partner who is not infected.

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