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Ben Basger looks at poor sunscreen adherence, drug reactions to sunlight and how to handle a sunburn Ultraviolet (UV) radiation can cause a lot more besides sunburn, such as photoageing, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Smoking reduction interventions for smoking cessation Evidence suggests that neither reducing smoking to quit nor quitting abruptly results in superior quit …

Most people overlook their superannuation when they think of ways to increase their wealth creation, says Jonathan Philpot While many consider negative gearing an investment property to be a tax …

Pharmacists have a significant role to play in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, writes Louis Roller “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and …

‘In terms of Australia, there are mistakes that can be learnt from Canada’: we speak with an expert about the clinical use of medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis is a burgeoning …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …

Do you know how to read a financial statement? Here’s a quick guide by Victoria Le, from Peak Strategies As a pharmacist, you are qualified and well trained to help …

A recent case of probable serotonin toxicity provides a good example of the importance of deprescribing, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Deprescribing covers many areas: removing medication that is no longer needed; …

We look at how pharmacist Elise Apolloni and nurse practitioner Chris Helms collaborate for better patient outcomes in the pharmacy environment Elise Apolloni, Managing Partner at Capital Chemist Wanniassa in …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Safety, tolerability and efficacy of palmitoylethanolamide for symptoms of knee osteoarthritis This small study (n=111) assessed the safety, tolerability and efficacy …

A discussion about coffee led Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour to think about product ranging in pharmacy and the lessons that could be learned from a good barista We both …

Don’t just let patients self-select a swallowed antihistamine… an intervention could really help, writes Ben Basger There is an interesting table in the Australian Medicines Handbook that lists the symptoms …