Heather Saxena

Heather Saxena

Heather is a pharmacy and medical journalist with over seventeen years' experience. She loves to delve to the heart of every story.

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More than half of healthcare incidents resulting in patient harm are preventable, say UK researchers, who are calling for…
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It is a "serious deficiency” that pharmacists are deprived of the type of funding provided to other health practitioners,…
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Menstrual cups are as safe and effective as pads and tampons, UK research suggests. But caution is needed in women with…
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Adding a pharmacist to the general practice staff could reduce GP burnout and make patients more compliant, US research…
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Adding a pharmacist to the general practice staff could reduce GP burnout and make patients more compliant, US research…
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A GP prescribed 560 oxycodone tablets in one month to grandparents caring for a toddler who died with lethal levels of the…
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Reducing food intake by just under 300 calories each day can substantially reduce the risk of cardiovascular death or…
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