Got an ear full? Treatment tips to resolve ear blockage and pain.

Our ears may be one of the most taken for granted organs in our body – they are responsible for hearing and play a vital role in our balance as well…


10 Ways to Soothe Sore Throats

A sore throat may be caused by a viral infection (such as the cold) or a bacterial infection (like strep throat or diphtheria). Allergies, cigarette smoke and reflux can also irritate…


How to stay healthy during pregnancy

It can be hard to shift through all the advice available on pregnancy. So we’ve narrowed down the top health tips you should be aware of when caring for yourself and…


What to do with cuts and grazes

Whether you nick your finger cutting vegetables or your child grazes their knee, it’s important to know the correct first aid treatment. Cuts: Minor cuts can be treated in a similar…


How to tackle the vitamin craze

Vitamins are all the rage, however experts stress that they shouldn’t substitute for a balanced diet. According to the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) most people with reasonable diets have no…


How to: Ease the sneeze! Manage your hay fever

Itchy nose and watery eyes? Constant sneezing? Blocked sinuses? You probably have hay fever, a very common condition that causes inflammation of the mucus membranes in the eyes and nose and…


Reach and maintain your goal weight

From time to time we all struggle with our weight. The stresses of life mean that it’s hard to always find enough time to exercise or to eat the right food….


Treatment of Sprains and Strains

Whether it’s tripping down the stairs, rolling an ankle while bushwalking or taking a tumble during a game of netball, sprains and strains are not uncommon. These soft tissue injuries are…


How To Protect Yourself From The Sun

Spending time in the great outdoors is a favourite pastime of many Australians, but with the highest prevalence of skin cancer in the world, it is important that Australians also know…


Wellness Tips for Mums

Mother’s Day is an important time to celebrate all the women in our lives, both young and old, who nurture, support and guide us in one way or another. At Chemistworks,…


All Your Questions On Back Pain Answered

What causes back pain? If your back is hurting, but you do not have any serious underlying health issues such as cancer, arthritis or damage to your spine, the cause may…


How To Get Whiter Teeth At Home

One three-part study used simulated job interviews and first dates to evaluate the effect of having whitened teeth on social interactions. The results showed that the participants who had whitened teeth…