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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 Urinary tract infection, children

NHS Choices - Introduction

(23/06/2014)

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly common, but not usually serious, and can be effectively treated with antibiotics.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

It can be difficult to tell whether a child has a urinary tract infection (UTI), because the symptoms can be vague and young children cannot easily communicate how they feel.

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NHS Choices - Causes of UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children are caused by bacteria that normally live in the digestive system getting into the urethra.

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NHS Choices - Treating UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

Most urinary tract infections (UTIs) in children can be effectively treated with antibiotic medication.

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NHS Choices - Preventing UTIs in children

(23/06/2014)

It isn't possible to prevent all childhood urinary tract infections (UTIs), but there are some things you can do to reduce the risk of your child getting one.

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