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The Radio Pharmacist - 13-04-2021 - 35 - Ramadan and Diabetes( 0:26:33)       
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35 - Ramadan and Diabetes - Ramadan, who, when, why, diabetes, blood glucose testing, hypoglycemia, hyperglycemia, dehydration, to fast or not to fast. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/13/2021 1:23:45 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 06-04-2021 - 34 - NZ v Australia Healthcare costs( 0:26:51)       
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34 - NZ v Australia Healthcare costs - Is the grass greener across the ditch? How do NZ medicine costs compare with Australia? This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 4/8/2021 11:17:59 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 30-03-2021 - 33 - Viruses - the final episode( 0:26:9)       
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33 - Viruses - the final episode - Continuing series on viruses and human illness. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/30/2021 6:06:46 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 23-03-2021 - 32 - Viruses continued( 0:26:1)       
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32 - Viruses continued - Continuing the series on human viruses. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/25/2021 11:55:36 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 16-03-2021 - 31 - Viruses of the kind that infect people( 0:26:23)       
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31 - Viruses of the kind that infect people - Viral infections smallpox.the common cold and different types of flu.measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, and shingles.hepatitis.herpes and cold sores.polio.rabies.Ebola and Hanta fever. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/17/2021 12:41:32 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 09-03-2021 - 30 - Viruses and the illness they cause( 0:26:17)       
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30 - Viruses and the illness they cause - Viral infections smallpox.the common cold and different types of flu.measles, mumps, rubella, chicken pox, and shingles.hepatitis.herpes and cold sores.polio.rabies.Ebola and Hanta fever. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 3/10/2021 4:35:22 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 23-02-2021 - 29 - Covid Vaccination and Pharmacy( 0:25:59)       
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29 - Covid Vaccination and Pharmacy - Covid vaccination, the logistics, influenza, MMR, community pharmacy. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/24/2021 3:23:35 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 16-02-2021 - 28 - Your Pharmacy - Corner Store or Supermarket( 0:25:56)       
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28 - Your Pharmacy - Corner Store or Supermarket? - With the big box chemists coming to Dunedin customers will have a choice - personal service like the corner dairy or no service like the supermarket. Shop where you are a person or shop where you are a number. The hook that Bargain Chemists, or the Chemist Warehouse or Countdown use to draw you in is no $5 co-payment - they are discounting the Government co-payment to buy your business. Put quite simply you have to choose whether you wanr your local pharmacy to survive or to disappear. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/17/2021 12:53:45 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 09-02-2021 - 27 - Cholesterol - essential friend but also a foe( 0:25:57)       
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Cholesterol, what is it, what does it do, different types, normal levels, abnormal levels, risks benefits, medication, side effects, Coenzyme Q10, foot and leg pain, sleep disturbances This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/9/2021 3:19:48 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 02-02-2021 - 26 - Your eyes( 0:26:48)       
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26 - Your eyes - Common eye problems, infections, cataracts, macular degeneration. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 2/4/2021 9:15:00 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 26-01-2021 - 25 - Problems with prostates and eyes( 0:25:37)       
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25 - Problems with prostates and eyes - All men have a prostate and causes uniquely male problems . Macular degeneration is a common problem that affects many people's central vision This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/27/2021 3:22:58 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 19-01-2021 - 24 - Covid, Prescription Charges, Common Supplements( 0:26:0)       
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Show 24 - Covid, Prescription Charges, Common Supplements - Latest Covid-19 updates recap of prescription charges, antibiotics and prebiotics and probiotics, urinary tract infections (cystitis), urinary frequency. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/19/2021 6:10:40 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 12-01-2021 - 23 - Medicine Costs, charges, prescriptions, Pharmac( 0:26:31)       
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Show 23 - Medicine Costs, charges, prescriptions, Pharmac - Covid-19 update Medicine charges Co-payments Special Authorities Community Services Cards Prescription Subsidy Cards Returned medicines This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/12/2021 6:19:22 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 05-01-2021 - Hour-Length Special Part 2( 1:0:18)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 1/5/2021 1:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 29-12-2020 - Hour-Length Special Part 1( 0:47:49)       
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This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/29/2020 1:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 22-12-2020 - 20 - Festive Medication Precautions( 0:25:36)       
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Don't run out of your medicines, emergency supplies, doctors closed, safe food handling, sun-protection, dealing with sunburn, insect-bites, allergies, first-aid, overeating This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/23/2020 10:00:00 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 15-12-2020 - 19 - The Pharmaceutical Industry - Friend or Foe( 0:26:6)       
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Medicines have always been a cornerstone of health care. Yet we have a love-hate relationship with Medicines and those who manufacture them - I will discuss why there is this tension. Is healthcare a public good or a private good? Who gave us antibiotics, vaccines, paracetamol, painkillers, antihistamines, anesthetics, steroids, insulin, cancer treatments????" This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/15/2020 1:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 11-12-2020 - 18 - Depression - a Listeners Journey( 0:25:50)       
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18 - Depression - a Listeners Journey - Continuing a series on depression and anti-depressants- a listener's personal journal. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/11/2020 11:45:00 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 01-12-2020 - 17 - Medicines - Risk v Benefit continued( 0:25:58)       
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17 - Medicines - Risk v Benefit - Continuing the series on common medicines and some of the unintended outcomes versus expected outcomes with a focus on depression and anxiety This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 12/3/2020 2:18:31 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 24-11-2020 - 16 - Pharmaceuticals - Benefit versus Risk( 0:26:2)       
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We live in an age where we expect to be able to get a quick fix for every illness or ailment that afflicts us. Unfortunately there is no such thing as a free lunch and this is very definitely the case with medicines This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/24/2020 1:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 17-11-2020 - 15 - Your Pharmacist - The health professional you see most often( 0:25:48)       
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Your pharmacy offers a wide range of services and medicines many of which you can access directly without an appointment - your pharmacist is available when you need us. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/17/2020 5:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 10-11-2020 - 14 - Sleep and Sleep Problems( 0:25:4)       
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A comprehensive discussion on sleep or lack of it This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/10/2020 2:00:00 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 03-11-2020 - 13 - Genetics, Anxiety, Depression and ADhd( 0:25:39)       
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13 - Genetics, Anxiety, Depression and ADhd - The role of genetics, folic acid, Vitamin B 12, and Vitamin D in anxiety, depression and ADHD. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 11/4/2020 11:09:37 AM
The Radio Pharmacist - 27-10-2020 - 12 - Getting the best from your medicines( 0:25:49)       
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12 - Getting the best from your medicines - Continuing the series about pharmacy, pharmacists and your medicines. This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 10/29/2020 3:49:53 PM
The Radio Pharmacist - 20-10-2020 - 11 - Getting the best from your medicines( 0:25:48)       
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11 - Getting the best from your medicines - Medicines , how why and when to take them. Common problems. Consequences of getting it wrong This show was broadcast on OAR 105.4FM Dunedin - oar.org.nz
Published: 10/22/2020 5:00:51 PM

Sharing tips and practical advice on the management of a range of healthcare matters. Take the time with Peter Barron to explore some of the bigger issues around health and wellbeing, in simple easy language we can all understand.


Host: Peter Barron
Produced By: OAR FM Dunedin
Language: English
Category: Science and Medicine
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