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Updated Asthma Handbook Clarifies Confusion on New Asthma and COPD Drugs for pharmacists

18 Oct 2016

We have updated the Australian Asthma Handbook, the national treatment guidelines for asthma.

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Updated Asthma Handbook Clarifies Confusion on New Asthma and COPD Drugs

18 Oct 2016

We have updated the Australian Asthma Handbook, the national treatment guidelines for asthma.

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Predicting pollen

10 Oct 2016

Many of Australia's capital cities have pollen forecasts. Find out about pollen counting and the most reliable forecasts.

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Home Design Master

Creating a healthy home for you and your family

26 Sep 2016

Creating a healthy home can help you and your family breathe cleaner, fresher air and we have some great tips to show you how

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Parents need advice, not alarm, on reported side-effects of montelukast in children

5 Sep 2016

Reported montelukast side-effects in children are very rare, but parents should seek medical advice if concerned

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New Healthy Home Guide helps families reduce asthma and allergies

24 Aug 2016

​Ahead of National Asthma Week (1-7 Sept) a useful Healthy Home Guide has been produced to help families breathe better.

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How-to video demonstrations

18 Jul 2016

It's easier to learn how to use your inhaler or nasal spray when someone shows you how. See our library of helpful videos.

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Ninety per cent of Australians with asthma use their inhalers incorrectly

18 Jul 2016

Up to 90 per cent of Australians use their life-saving inhalers incorrectly, increasing their risk of hospitalisation by 50%

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Health professionals urged to check patient inhaler technique to improve respiratory outcomes

18 Jul 2016

Up to 90% of patients use their inhalers incorrectly, but fixing poor technique improves lung function and quality of life

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Pharmacy Medication

Sticking to your recommended asthma treatment

23 Jun 2016

Understanding your medications, how they work and how to take them can make it easier to follow your recommended treatment.