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Karalyn Huxhagen explores the considerations and triggers for children with asthma who are returning to school or starting for the first time Going back to school or starting school for …

Electronic cigarettes are a controversial and complex issue for pharmacy, writes Carlene McMaugh, due to the fact that there are a number of competing issues and concepts associated with their …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at the different types of foodborne illness, and how pharmacists can help As pharmacists we are often called upon to provide symptom relief, management advice …

Pharmacists can play a key role in educating people about their acne, writes Louis Roller Acne or acne vulgaris is inflammation of the sebaceous (oil) gland of the skin. At …

Advances have been moving swiftly in the world of erectile dysfunction , writes Brad Butt As you may well know, I’ve written on erectile dysfunction a time or two and …

Here are five myths about suncare that pharmacists can help dispel, writes Carlene McMaugh Recent upheaval in attitudes towards preventative health measures—such as vaccinations, or the use of face masks—have …

Louis Roller takes a look at latest development in antimicrobial stewardship, as well as the role pharmacists can play in education Any health professional that prescribes, dispenses or administers an …

Handling hay fever presentations requires a different approach in the time of COVID-19, writes Amy Page You are working as a pharmacist at a suburban community pharmacy in Melbourne. You …

How can pharmacists help women navigate the perimenopause? Carlene McMaugh takes a look Menopause affects all women, and is defined by the end of a woman’s menstrual periods, with the …

Louis Roller takes a look at bone health and the role pharmacists can play in helping prevent and manage osteoporosis From our 40s onwards, our bones gradually lose their density …

Ben Basger takes a look at the question of “what to do” when it comes to dementia Every general practitioner in Australia sees several new cases of dementia each year. …

Pharmacists have a key role as mythbusters, writes Karalyn Huxhagen, which will only grow in importance as a COVID-19 vaccine draws nearer Vaccine hesitancy has always been in the human …