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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 Typhoid fever

NHS Choices - Introduction

(10/02/2014)

Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body, involving multiple organs. Without prompt treatment, it can be fatal.

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NHS Choices - Causes of typhoid fever

(10/02/2014)

Typhoid fever is caused by a type of bacteria called Salmonella typhi.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing typhoid fever

(10/02/2014)

You should see your GP if you think you have typhoid fever, particularly if you have recently returned from travelling abroad.

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NHS Choices - Treating typhoid fever

(05/03/2015)

Typhoid fever can usually be successfully treated with a course of antibiotic medication.

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NHS Choices - Typhoid fever vaccination

(12/12/2014)

Vaccination against typhoid fever is recommended if you are travelling to parts of the world where the condition is common.

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NHS Choices - 'I was lucky to survive without long-term problems'

(20/10/2013)

Dominic Aguiar developed typhoid during a trip to India. He says it was lack of planning that caused the infection.

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