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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 Threadworms

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/02/2014)

Threadworms, also known as pinworms, are the most common worm infection in the UK and they are particularly common in young children.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of threadworms

(09/10/2013)

Threadworms do not always cause symptoms, but symptoms can include intense itching around the anus or vagina (in girls) and disturbed sleep and irritability.

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NHS Choices - Treating threadworms

(10/02/2014)

To successfully treat threadworms, all household members must be treated, even if they have no symptoms.

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