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Helen Powderly

Helen Powderly

is a retail co-ordinator at UFS Dispensaries Bridge Mall in Ballarat, Victoria, which employs 40 staff and includes a Homy Ped shop, baby club room, and a café. She has three children: Phillip 30, Alicia 27 and Joshua 17, and her two-year-old grandson, Eli John. Helen’s hobbies include walking along...

Claudia Pulko

Claudia Pulko

Claudia Pulko is a senior pharmacy assistant at Dover Pharmacy in Dover, Tasmania and won the Pharmacy Assistant of the Year 2011 Award. Claudia lives on a 15 acre property where she breeds Spanish Andalusian horses.

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Q & A

Are you getting enough protein?

Are you getting enough protein?

Think ‘protein’ and the typical image that comes to mind is a muscle-building fiend with a protein shake. However, when you consider that every function of your body is controlled by protein, it becomes apparent that this is an extremely important macronutrient.

A dry issue

A dry issue

Dry eye syndrome can greatly impact quality of life and productivity, and is becoming more common in younger patients with refractive surgery and the increasing use of visual display units and air conditioning.

  • The crying game

    Dry eye is a very common condition that can affect the elderly, people with systemic illness and as a side-effect...

  • Dry eye syndrome

    Dry eye disease is one of the most common eye conditions, with the incidence estimated to be as high as...

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In the Spotlight

Dare to go red

Dare to go red

Comedian Tim Ferguson and model and TV presenter Georgia Sinclair (pictured), got into the spirit of the ‘Kiss Goodbye to MS’ campaign to raise money to prevent and treat the symptoms of multiple sclerosis, at the launch in Melbourne.

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