“Food is not a medicine, but what we choose to consume is a very strong determinant of our health.”
When retired pharmacist David Taggart was running his two pharmacies in Scarborough, a beachside suburb of Perth, he placed a great deal of emphasis on customer care.
“It’s somewhat of a conundrum why Alpha-1 is so little known and misunderstood, especially when an estimated one in nine Australians carry a defective gene.”
“Prevention is key. It’s much easier to take steps now to maintain a healthy lifestyle than to then try and manage the condition.”
“One of the most common myths is that osteoporosis only happens in the most elderly of populations, such as people over 80.”
"A stroke can have a debilitating, long-lasting effect on its victims, but bystanders, family and friends have a huge role to play in minimising its impact."