Today is World Blood Donor Day and there’s no better time to start giving blood.? Demand exceeds supply and blood services face the challenge of making sufficient blood available, while also ensuring its quality and safety.? An adequate supply can only be assured through regular donations by voluntary, unpaid blood donors.
Men’s Health Week starts today?and runs through to Father’s Day,?Sunday 19th June.? Celebrated in most European countries, as well as in the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and a number of other places worldwide.? The overall aims are to:
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and the lads are on the way.? Best of luck to Robbie and the boys in green.
Here we go…here we go…here we go…
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Wishing all our?young people the very best of luck?with the?Junior and Leaving Cert exams that start today.
It’s time to get out and enjoy the world around you.? There is so much the great outdoors has to offer, especially with the wonderful weather we’re having lately.? It?s also a great opportunity to encourage children in the importance of outside play and how getting out and about, can be part of a healthy lifestyle.
Father’s Day is fast approaching and it’s a great time to promote your male grooming products with PharmaPOS.? We’ve now added more templates to our Father’s Day range and this year we’re celebrating Euro 2016. Let your customers see your special offers with these attractive and eye-catching signs.
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As many of your know Hay Fever is an allergy caused by pollen or dust in which the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose are inflamed, causing running at the nose and watery eyes.? At this time of year, there are many sufferers.? There are also a lot of products designed to help.? Ask your pharmacist for?advise today.
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Research shows that 70% of smokers want to quit – so you?re not alone.?Quitting smoking can be difficult.? It’s also a different experience for every smoker:?some people succeed on the first try; others try many times before they quit for good.? If you’re thinking about quitting ask your pharmacist for help and advice today.
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WDHD is aimed at raising public awareness of prevention and treatment of common digestive disorders.? In past years, WDHD focused on proper nutrition, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, enteric infections, common GI symptoms, liver cancer, gut microbes etc. and?there are?many issues still to cover.
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25 MAY 2016 | GENEVA –?WHO Member States today agreed to one of the most profound transformations in the Organization?s history, establishing a new Health Emergencies Programme.? The programme adds operational capabilities for outbreaks and humanitarian emergencies to complement its traditional technical and normative roles.
Events and campaigns have taken place throughout?May, bringing the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.? In 2009, the?Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF)?and members initiated the first World MS Day.? They have reached hundreds of thousands of people around the world, with a campaign focusing on a different theme each year.
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Congratulations to Meagher’s Pharmacy?who won 2 awards – OTC Retailer of the Year and Business Development.? Congratulations also to Milltown totalhealth Pharmacy who won the RB Nurofen for Children Baby Health Award.? Other winners on the evening were James O’Sullivan, Padraig McGuinness, McCartan’s Pharmacy and?O’Donoghue’s Pharmacy to name but a few.? Well done to all.
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More than 500,000 green ribbons will be distributed nationwide free of charge to spark a national conversation about mental health in boardrooms, break-rooms, chat rooms, clubhouses, arts venues, college campuses and around kitchen tables throughout Ireland.? Our aim is to make the month of May every year synonymous with promoting open conversation of mental health and challenging the stigma of mental health problems.
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What is PharmaPOS?
PharmaPOS is a simple to use web tool, designed for the creation of professional retail signage in your pharmacy and can help you influence impulse buying.
Hypertension?is the medical term used for high blood pressure and is a major cause of stroke and heart attack.? If you have been diagnosed with hypertension, together with your family doctor and a healthy lifestyle, you can keep your blood pressure at a healthy level and reduce your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. The only way you can find out if you have high blood pressure is to have it checked, as there are few, if any, symptoms.
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Pharmacists have expressed concern over plans by a GP organisation for doctors to dispense medicines directly to patients.
With the sun shining, for a change, be ready to protect yourself and your loved ones and have a great?weekend.
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