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St John's wort

Links to our information partners' articles about St John's wort.

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Complementary therapy

Complementary therapy, sometimes called alternative therapy or integrative medicine, is often used alongside conventional medicine.

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Complementary therapies — an overview

Complementary therapies such as homeopathy, naturopathy and acupuncture are sometimes used alongside conventional medicine. Here's an overview.

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Garcinia cambogia

Garcinia cambogia is a tropical fruit reputed to enable weight loss. This article separates myth from facts and provides links to other ways of managing weight.

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Over-the-counter medicines

There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter medicines.

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Cold sores

Cold sores are blister-like spots that appear in or around the mouth. Find out about prevention, common triggers, treatment and self-care options.

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Medicines and breastfeeding

While most medicines are safe to take while breastfeeding, some can affect your baby. Find out which medicines you can take and how to get advice.

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How to read CMIs

Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflets provide information about the medicine you are taking. Here's how to use them.

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New phone app could reduce suicide risk

A new app could help mental health patients and reduce suicide risk, by sending counsellors data on mood, activity and adherence to medication.

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Take medicines seriously

Around 9 million Australians take prescription medicine daily; millions more take over-the-counter meds. It's crucial they're taken properly and stored safely.

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