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Exercise is a key part of healthy living, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen We all know exercise is good for us. However, for many of us, getting …

Pharmacists can help as patients consider weight management in the New Year, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen The statistics are sobering—Australia is one of the fattest nations …

Pharmacists have a strong but complex role in helping patients kick the habit, writes Jarrod McMaugh Smoking tobacco in any form is probably the most important preventable cause of serious …

It’s amazing how many travellers are under-prepared when it comes to their health, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacy is a destination that customers visit when they are planning to travel. Questions …

It’s the time of year to consider promoting responsible use of alcohol, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The scenes from the recent Melbourne Cup of women lying on the ground in their …

Consumers can do with guidance on looking out for skin changes, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen Do you know your ABCDEFG …? Australia has the highest rate …

Louis Roller takes a look at the threat of antibiotic resistance “…this serious threat is no longer a prediction for the future; it is happening right now in every region …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at supporting patients with low health literacy and limited health professional access We have all met the “worried well”. These are the customers who give …

Pharmacists can be key in not only identifying and managing COPD, but preventing it too, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh COPD is a term used to describe a group of …

Louis Roller takes a comprehensive look at the prevalence, causes and treatment of osteoporosis Osteoporosis is defined as a disease characterised by low bone mass and micro-architectural deterioration of bone …

Mental health is a significant issue for many Australians, writes Louis Roller Some statistics on mental illness in Australia In each year, approximately one in every five Australians will experience a mental …

Pharmacists can help support campaigns to raise awareness of women’s cancers, write Dr Esther Lau and Prof Lisa Nissen Connie Johnson lost her long battle with cancer last week. The …