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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 Warts and verrucas

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/09/2014)

Warts are small non-cancerous lumps. They often develop on the skin of the hands and feet.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of warts and verrucas

(18/09/2014)

Warts are not usually painful, but some types, such as verrucas, may hurt. They can occasionally itch or bleed.

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NHS Choices - Causes of warts and verrucas

(18/09/2014)

Warts are caused by certain strains of the human papilloma virus. The virus is present in the skin cells of a wart.

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NHS Choices - Treating warts and verrucas

(18/09/2014)

Warts usually clear up without treatment. However, it can sometimes take up to two years for the HPV virus to leave your system and for warts to disappear.

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