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Christmas miscellany 2012

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Christmas miscellany articles published in the  Christmas double issue of The Pharmaceutical Journal (22/29 December 2012) 

 

COMPETITION: Can you spot the differences?
See if you can find 10 differences between these two pictures of Peter Buckley Pharmacy in Clitheroe, Lancashire to win £25 of Marks and Spencer vouchers and a copy of “Pharmacies” by Chris van Uffelen
PJ 2012;289:730

Hygieia, goddess and pharmacy’s It girl
The adoption of a Greek goddess as a symbol of pharmacy seems to have predicted pharmacists’ current role in public health. Zbigniew Bela explains
PJ 2012;289:716-7

Having a sweet tooth is good for you
Did you know that some of the confectionary you might consume during thefestive season could be based on your day job? Andrew Haynes reports
PJ 2012;289:719-20

Brazilian and other adventures in industry
Crawford Dobson recounts how choosing a career in the pharmaceutical industry in the 1960s took him from the klongs of Bangkok to the sisal plantations of Brazil
PJ 2012;289:721-2

A true slice of pharmacy in paradise
Lisa de Costa describes work as a pharmacist on the Turks and Caicos Islands
PJ 2012;289:722-3

Dragendorff’s reagent and flame tests: “Victorian pharmacy” behind the scenes
In an article for chemistry buffs, Jane Essex describes how Victorian tests were used to identify the contents of bottles and jars at the pharmacy featured in the BBC series
PJ 2012;289:725-6

A remarkable pharmacy for Aberdeen!
Stuart Anderson tells the tale of an Aberdeen pharmacy’s royal connections
PJ 2012;289:727

Christmas light shed on CAM and CPD
Sarah Marshall reviews the evidence for and against getting into the Christmas spirit
PJ 2012;289:728 

Medicines and the olfactory system
Have you a sensitive nose? Are you a tub-sniffer? Mr Dispenser knows people who are and sought their views on what medicines smell like. Passthe Neo-Mercazole!
PJ 2012;289:729

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 11113679

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