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Chronic pain is often an invisible disability, writes Louis Roller  Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek medical attention. It may be …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at the very common issue of anxiety Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid …

Women with symptoms of endometriosis shouldn’t be just expected to put up with them, write Carlene McMaugh and Jarrod McMaugh What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is …

Louis Roller has the lowdown on medicinal cannabis Cannabis (Cannabis sativa and others) is a plant that contains over 500 natural components, of which some …

Pharmacists are well placed to spot swallowing trouble early and to help manage the problem as part of a health care team, write Carlene McMaugh …

Is your pharmacy passive about safer sex? It’s everybody’s role to raise awareness of STIs and their prevention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The following appeared in …

Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen take a look at optimal use of the oral contraceptive pill… including the reason for the seven-day break There was …

You can help if your patients’ willpower on weight is flagging, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Many of us are probably carrying around a …

This New Year, think about the health of your pharmacy as well as your own, writes Karalyn Huxhagen We all make resolutions, and the New …

Louis Roller has some tips for pharmacists helping people quit smoking: now or in the New Year Tobacco smoking and addiction is the major cause …

When it’s unintended, weight loss in older people may indicate a significant underlying problem, writes Ben Basger Unintentional weight loss may occur in up to …

Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen take a look at our longer, hotter summers and how they impact dehydration and heat-related illness Every year, …