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People putting themselves at risk by ignoring medicine warnings

Pharmacists have this week highlighted the growing trend of people not reading the information leaflets and ignoring the warning messages on medicine labels.

Strictly comes to Mullingar

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Move over Bruce! Yes, Strictly Come Dancing hits Mullingar on Saturday July 12. The event, in the Arts Centre, is to raise funds for an upcoming trip to Tanzania by members of the Amani Orphanage Appeal to build a school in an orphanage.

Can niacin (vitamin B3) help cholesterol levels?

Vitamin B3, or niacin, is an essential vitamin that the body uses to convert carbohydrates into energy. Niacin also processes fat in the body, lowers cholesterol levels, and regulates blood sugar levels. Pharmacist Eamonn Brady from Whelehans Pharmacy explains that good food sources of niacin include brown rice, wholemeal bread, and bran. Other sources include lean chicken, veal, bacon, fish, liver, yeast extract (such as Marmite), peanuts, and sundried tomatoes.

Alzheimer’s Society call to action for Mullingar

What do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? For many people, it is perceived as an ‘old person disease’. Those who know something about Alzheimer’s have generally been exposed to the disease at some personal level, either through a family member or relative living with it or the experience of a friend or colleague.

Free Alzheimer’s talk

The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland in conjunction with Whelehans Pharmacy are hosting a free Dementia and Alzheimer’s Talk in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar on Wednesday April 2 at 7pm.

Award-winning treatment promises relief for osteoarthritis sufferers

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and joint pain. Flexiseq is an innovative treatment for the management of pain and joint stiffness in patients with osteoarthritis. Flexiseq is a gel containing nanostructures called Sequessome vesicles, which are able to cross the skin and target sites of pain when rubbed in.

Marie Keating Foundation awareness day a great success

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The Marie Keating Foundation would like to thank the people of Mullingar who supported them when their Mobile Information Unit visited Mullingar last Thursday for a cancer awareness day in conjunction with Whelehans Pharmacy. The Marie Keating specialist cancer nurse spent the day giving information on cancer and advice to those touched by cancer either directly or indirectly. The unit was located in front of Whelehans Pharmacy on Pearse Street for the day.

Free check-ups for men at Whelehans Pharmacy this weekend

To mark the last weekend of Blue September, Whelehans Pharmacy in Mullingar are holding free men’s check-ups as part of their ‘Blue Weekend’ this weekend (Friday and Saturday September 27 and 28). For their Blue Weekend, the staff of Whelehans will be dressing in blue and there will be competitions and fun events for men. So ladies, get your men down to Whelehans this weekend for a free health check. There is no excuse!

Osteoarthritis treatment

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and a leading cause of joint pain. Flexiseq is an innovative treatment for the management of pain and joint stiffness in patients with osteoarthritis. Flexiseq is a gel containing nanostructures called Sequessome vesicles, which are able to cross the skin and target sites of pain when rubbed in.

Free Alzheimer’s talk

Whelehans Pharmacy and Home Instead are hosting a free dementia and Alzheimer’s talk in the Greville Arms Hotel, Mullingar on Monday September 16 at 8pm.

 

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