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Let us know if you do—and why or why not—in this anonymous poll You’ve probably seen the stories about pharmacists stocking complementary and alternative medicines plastered all over the news …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Poughkeepsie , NY: Sara Kissinger has only been practising as a pharmacist for a matter of months, but she …

Surviving the opposition of the establishment, by Ralph Tapping Eighteenth century German physician Samuel Hahnemann ( 1755-1843 ) first coined the word “homeopathy” ( “homeos” in Greek means “similar” and …

Our readers responded in droves to our recent poll on naturopathy. Here’s a selection of some of the best comments: It seems that the 23% who feel they should stock …

The PSA has issued a position statement recognising that complementary medicines may have a role in the management or treatment of some conditions, and that pharmacists are ideally placed to …

A Canadian pharmacist has slammed the sale of homeopathic remedies in community pharmacy, stating that homeopathy and science are mutually exclusive. “Retail pharmacies have a sugar pill problem,” writes Scott …

GPs should not prescribe homeopathic remedies for their patients and pharmacists should not sell or recommend the use of homeopathic products, according to the RACGP. Releasing its position statement on …

According to Taree pharmacist Ian Carr, homeopathy will do no harm, but it won’t do any good either, and pharmacists need to remove ‘magic water’ from their shelves to avoid …