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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, …

Many Australians need help preparing for good health while they travel, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Customers present to pharmacy with requests and questions about travel on …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, stigma and why new AIDS cases are rarer than in the past In Australia, an estimated 25,000 …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at skin cancer Approximately two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer by the time they are …

Karalyn Huxhagen outlines a plethora of resources and thought-provoking materials to help pharmacists interested in deprescribing Whether you are standing in a community pharmacy, performing …

Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh talk device technique, thunderstorm asthma and treatment for allergic rhinitis Despite the name, seasonal rhinitis is actually a perennial issue …

Louis Roller takes a look at COPD and practice points for pharmacists “When you can’t breathe … nothing else matters” COPD is characterised by airflow …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission …

Bone density is a surrogate for fracture risk, write Jarrod McMaugh and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists are well versed in the nature of bone density and …