Driving whilst under the influence of alcohol has long since been known to incur a series of hefty consequences from fines, to driving bans and even prison sentences, depending on the severity of the occasion. However, since 2015 it’s not only alcohol which needs to be out of your system before you get behind the wheel - but a host of different drugs too.
Despite the dangers, according to a 2014 review which involved 36,000 people over 19 different studies, up to 50% of us have taken somebody else’s prescription medication, which one in four people being willing to give their medication to their friends and family.
As the seasons change and the temperatures drop, it is more important to look after our lips at this time of year. If you want to know how to protect your lips from the elements this winter, or you simply want to keep dry, cracked lips at bay all year round, here are some of the best lip products to invest in during the colder months, including Bonjela cold sore cream, mouth ulcers treatment and lip balms.
Here in the UK we spent £27 million on over-the-counter treatments for head lice last year. Head lice are extremely common and are one of the main topics of customer conversation in pharmacies across the region.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 50% of drugs for sale on the internet are fake. A survey carried out by America’s National Association of Boards of Pharmacy found that out of 10,000 online pharmacies, that 9,938 did not comply with pharmacy practice standards or US state and federal laws.
Public Health England (PHE) has advised the government that we need 10 micrograms of vitamin D a day in order to help keep our bones, teeth and muscles healthy, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) after its review of the evidence on vitamin D and health.
It has emerged in the news that the morning after pill (Emergency Contraceptive pill) is illegally being sold on eBay for as little as around £5. Weldricks only sell genuine, UK licensed medications and ask the questions stipulated by the product license to make sure it is safe and suitable for our customers to take.