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When Clodagh O’Connor decided to take a big risk four years ago and launch her own business dealing in antique and vintage furniture and homeware, there were plenty of people who tried to talk her out of it.
Sinn Féin’s Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh is to call on Mayo County Council to support a national campaign to ease restrictions on the availability of ‘EpiPens’.
Pharmacists have this week highlighted the growing trend of people not reading the information leaflets and ignoring the warning messages on medicine labels.
A Mayo pharmacist has urged parents to get proper advice when it comes to giving their children medicine after new research released this week indicated that 30 per cent of parents are giving their children painkillers to help them sleep at night or on a long journey.
With the sun splitting the stones, schools finishing for the summer, and families planning their summer break, totalhealth pharmacies have issued some useful tips to stay safe in the sun:
Liam Mellows GAA Club will host its first charity event of the year on Saturday June 21 at the clubhouse in Ballyloughane.
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.
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.
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.