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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Ask a Pharmacist – Colm Kennelly

Life Pharmacy’s Managing Pharmacist Colm Kennelly explains all about seasonal flu and how the flu vaccine works – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 3 October 2018. This month sees the start of the annual Flu Vaccine campaign and Pharmacists all over the country will be providing the vaccine to patients – many of us... Read more >

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NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/02/2014)

An X-ray is a safe and painless procedure that's often used to produce images of the inside of the body.

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NHS Choices - When X-ray is used

(10/07/2014)

Bone is a very hard and dense connective tissue. It shows up clearly on X-rays, which are very useful for diagnosing bone-related problems.

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NHS Choices - How an X-ray is carried out

(04/02/2014)

During an X-ray, the part of your body being examined will be positioned between the X-ray machine and a photographic plate.

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NHS Choices - Risks of an X-ray

(04/02/2014)

People are often concerned about being exposed to radiation during an X-ray. However, everyone is exposed to sources of natural radiation throughout their life.

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