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Sleep problems & stress

The frenetic pace of life today can take its toll, resulting in mood disorders, poor sleep and ill health. How can pharmacists help?

Fuelling the festivities

The winter weather and Christmas partying can do their worst, but pharmacy teams can help customers keep healthy.

The secret life of pets

Pets may be popular, but their owners aren’t always aware of what preventative treatments they need. By teaming up with local vets, pharmacies can improve the lives of pets, and help avoid problems for owners too.

Making eye contact

It is important to be able to differentiate between common eye complaints and more serious medical conditions

Ahead of the game

Headaches and migraine are often regarded as adult-only problems, but in fact most children experience these ailments.

Men's health comes out of the cold

Pharmacy has long wrestled with how to get men talking about their health. Could the Viagra Connect POM to P switch help this neglected demographic access much-needed support?

Upper GI health: Making the connection

With customers often muddling their terminology when describing GI symptoms, it is important to ask the right questions

Women’s health: When the storm clouds gather

Women may be far more engaged in their health than men but face changing health needs throughout their lives

Help customers enjoy an active older age

Healthy life expectancy is now 66 years for women and 64 for men. Can this be improved?

Sound advice

A round up of the latest product and marketing news in the ear and ear care category

Pet health: Animals to the rescue?

Could the pet health category help to replace some of the income pharmacies are losing through funding cuts?

Dioralyte back on TV

Dioralyte is back on TV this month (May) as part of a £1.4m campaign ahead of the key summer travel period

Sound advice

The ears are an essential part of balance and communication, yet most people don’t think about ear health until there is an issue.

Get customers thinking about their oral health

Where are the main opportunities to improve the oral health category?

Help the elderly to age well

How can pharmacy support people with dementia, arthritis or reduced mobility?

10 minute clinic: head lice

This handy 10-minute clinic is designed to act as a quick reference guide that will help you advise customers on head lice.

Women's health: Pause for thought

Information and advice about HRT and the menopause is very easy to come by but not always reliable

At your service

Pharmacy teams are helping to improve the health of communities by offering health screening services.

Child & teenage health

One in ten young people will experience a mental health problem due to the pressures that come with being a teenager

Only skin deep?

Eczema is widely regarded as a relatively minor skin condition, but the truth is that severe eczema can have a devastating effect on a sufferer’s quality of life.

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