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Top Tips to Combat Dry Skin this Winter

A severe influenza outbreak in New South Wales last week has prompted health authorities to warn families and friends of those at heightened risk of flu including the elderly, to stay away from the vulnerable if experiencing flu-like symptoms.
Issuing the warning this week, New South Wales Health announced a surge in flu cases, with […]

Top tips to combat dry skin this winter – August 18, 2016

With winter now in full swing, the cooler temperatures and low humidity could be leaving your skin dry, flaky and irritated.

Our skin is a water-containing barrier which shields us from changes in external environments. The water content of skin varies widely and is determined by a myriad of interrelated factors; gender, age and the […]

Are You Disposing of Your Medicines Correctly?

Ever wondered what happens when you dispose of your unwanted medicines?

Did you know there are set protocols for medication disposal in Australia?

According to the most recent figures, we are damaging our environment by incorrectly disposing of medicines in Australia.

Each year, more than 500 tonnes of incorrectly disposed medicines end up in our waterways and […]

Gentlemen, How’s Your Blood Pressure?

Almost one-in-three Australian adults are living with hypertension or high blood pressure, with the latest figures revealing 34 per cent of Aussie blokes are affected by the problem.
Your risk of developing high blood pressure increases with age and, high blood pressure places you at heightened risk of heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, diabetes, eye […]

Blooms The Chemist Tops Pharmacy Customer Satisfaction Ratings Second Year In A Row

Blooms The Chemist has clinched a prestigious Canstar Blue award for the second year running for rating 5-stars in the ‘Most Satisfied Customers – Pharmacies 2016’ category, as well as most other criteria.
The hotly contested award cements the community-driven retail pharmacy group’s outstanding performance and reputation for delivering first-in-class customer satisfaction, service and advice.

According to […]

Don’t let venous thromboembolism (VTE) spoil your travel plans – August 3, 2016

If you’re beginning to yearn for an overseas adventure, or are starting to plan for the trip of a lifetime, it’s important to heed a few tips so that you land in great health before packing your bags.

Research reveals travelling for more than eight hours at a time places you at heightened risk of […]

Blooms The Chemist Employee Shortlisted in NSW for Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award

Australia’s top pharmacy assistants from each State nation-wide have been recognised at the 2016 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/GuildSuper Pharmacy Assistants o f the Year Award (PATY), held at The Pharmacy Guild of Australia head quarters in St Leonards, on September 22, 2016.
More than 540 pharmacy assistants were nominated for the award, with Pharmacy Guild of […]

Learn the Health Benefits of Krill Oil

Over the past few years, Red Krill Oil has grown in popularity due to its high concentration of Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), which serves to promote cardiovascular health and a health inflammatory response.
Red Krill Oil is best used for heart disease, controlling high levels of certain blood fats (triglycerides), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, stroke, […]

Daytime fatigue: not just a lack of sleep to blame – July 26, 2016

Instead of blaming daytime fatigue on a poor night’s sleep, The Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine offers alternative explanations to society’s increasing levels of exhaustion and low energy, as well as potential solutions to the cyclical exhaustion trend.

Reportedly, the demands of modern society which cause stress and sleepless nights are not the […]

OTC Generic Medications are Just as Good as the Originators

When pain strikes, it can be tempting to reach for the most expensive paracetamol or ibuprofen over-the-counter (OTC) products, in anticipation that they will work faster and more effectively than their generic equivalents.
Dr Chris Del Mar, spokesperson for the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), in July 2016 told NineMSN Coach there is […]