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It can be hard to find the time to make a commitment to exercise, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen After over-stuffing our bellies at Christmas gatherings, we …

Weight loss is an uphill battle, which is why a few helpful pieces of advice can matter, writes Ben Basger Here are six reasons why weight management is so hard: the …

Healthcare reform is well and truly underway in Australia and will continue over the coming years, says Joe Demarte  In the face of this, our profession needs to ensure that …

Australia’s regulation of complementary medicines claims is badly flawed, write Sasha Hall and Tiana Moutafis The regulation of listed complementary medicines has become an increasingly important consumer issue. As part …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Pharmacist comprehensive review of treatment compared with STOPP-START criteria to detect potentially inappropriate prescription in older complex patients A prospective multicentre …

There’s much more to quitting smoking than the usual stock advice, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen Smoking is bad for you! You need to stop smoking! Sometimes this is …

The war on drugs has failed, writes Angelo Pricolo… which is why the Greens’ new approach is so important It is hard to do anything but agree with almost every …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research news Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel in Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease In this large double-blind event-driven trial, ticagrelor (90 mg twice daily) was …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at opioid induced bowel dysfunction The close relationship between diarrhoea and constipation is a situation that pharmacists commonly encounter. The use of many medications can …

A successful conference and a series of honours have rounded off a busy, but successful, year in hospital pharmacy says Kristin Michaels, SHPA CEO With the end of 2016 fast approaching, …

Health care professionals need to educate consumers about self-management and prevention, writes Angel Gonzalez There is growing concern amongst health care professionals that the level of strain being placed on …

Different indicators give a varied picture of pharmacy customer experience, so which one is right? asks Glenn Guilfoyle  A recent edition of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s newsletter Forefront featured …