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Pharmacies play a pivotal role in supporting parents in dealing with their child’s ailments. A well-stocked category plus the right advice is imperative Pharmacists and their staff are in a …

Two in three Australians will develop cancer before the age of 70 but with the right advice, pharmacy can help more people protect themselves from the harmful effects of UV …

In the third of our series looking at the health risks posed by different countries and continents, we discuss five travel health myths and nine items pharmacies should stock 5 …

The second of a three part trip around the world to learn about the unique health risks posed by different countries and continents, and how to prepare for them Even the …

The first of a three part trip around the world to learn about the unique health risks posed by different countries and continents, and how to prepare for them Idyllic sandy …

Why eyesight is getting weaker due to modern lifestyle habits, and the role nutrition plays in maintaining good vision We usually focus on our heart, muscles and bone health but …

Filters: a cigarette engineering hoax that harms both smokers and the environment Filters were engineered to make cigarettes taste better, and seem safer. from www.shutterstock.com Kathryn Barnsley, University of Tasmania …

Quantifying the true effect of a drug on the population goes beyond looking at the short-term results of clinical trials, says doc A Sydney cardiologist has pointed out the importance …

Influenza has traditionally been the underdog of vaccine-preventable diseases, write Julie Leask and Samantha Carlson Julie Leask, Associate Professor, University of Sydney; Samantha Carlson, Research Officer for the National Centre for Immunisation Research …

Despite the downturn in the analgesics category, pharmacy’s trusted advice and proactive approach might just be the key to driving positive future growth According to Nielsen data, in the last …

This condition is so often diagnosed incorrectly as dry eye – but how can you tell the difference? Have you heard of blepharospasm? Maybe not… but you may have seen …

Pharmacists are a prime source of advice on treating common winter ailments such as cough and cold symptoms, says Leanne Philpott Winter ills are typically managed through self-care but when …