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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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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 >


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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Ask A Pharmacist – Laura Armstrong

Life Pharmacy’s Laura Armstrong answers some of the most commonly asked questions about what you can do to keep the family healthy as the kids return to school – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 September 2018. How can I encourage healthy sleeping habits? It’s hard to believe the glorious summer of 2018… Read more >


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Ask a Pharmacist – Catherine Flynn

Life Pharmacy’s Managing Pharmacist Catherine Flynn answers some of your most frequently asked questions about vitamins – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 1 August 2018. Why is it necessary to give my baby Vitamin D? Medical evidence in Ireland shows that children and mothers have low levels of vitamin D which can… Read more >


Stop Smoking Advice

Stopping smoking is one of the most positive things you can do for your health. It is never too late to start your journey to improved health, wellbeing and quality of life. Life Pharmacy is on hand to give you helpful advice and tips on increasing your chances of successfully stopping. We also stock a… Read more >


5 Steps to Heart Health

With around 10,000 people suffering from Cardiovascular Disease annually, heart-related illnesses are now the number one cause of death in Ireland. According to the HSE, Coronary Heart Disease, including heart attack, accounts for 22% of all deaths recorded annually. Having a healthy heart is crucial for a healthy lifestyle. Failing to take care of your… Read more >


Tackling Hay fever

After a long winter, the approach of summer is usually welcomed with opened arms. But with sprouting daffodils and warmer nights, pollen and spores in the air rise and this can cause a lot of discomfort to those who suffer from hay fever. Hay fever is a common type of allergic reaction estimated to affect… Read more >


Get Active This Summer

With the bright evenings finally making an appearance, it’s now the perfect time of year to get active and improve your wellbeing. Whether you want to take a short walk on the coast or go to a local fitness class, a small amount of daily exercise can greatly improve health. Read our guide to getting… Read more >