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Are pharmacists equipped to deliver weight management services and, if so, what does a best-practice model look like? Australia’s rising obesity rates place a significant burden on the public health …

The stress of COVID has seen a spike in people seeking help with mental health issues, while calls to the Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) reveal anxiety levels among pharmacists themselves …

Sydney and Toronto pharmacy and wider health experts look at a pressing issue: the COVID-19 vaccine by Joel Lexchin, University of Toronto; Barbara Mintzes, University of Sydney; Kellia Chiu, University …

But jumping the queue comes at a price, write Australian and Canadian pharmacists by Barbara Mintzes, University of Sydney; Joel Lexchin, University of Toronto; Kellia Chiu, University of Sydney, and …

Make no bones about it; pharmacists play an important role in reducing people’s risk of falls and bone fractures through targeted advice and interventions Falls are common causes of unintended …

Managing sports injuries correctly, using the proper protocols and appropriate dressing, can enhance wound healing and support a speedy recovery Australia is a nation of sports lovers. In fact, 80% …

Can people taking legally prescribed medications that contain THC be penalised for drug driving? Amie Hayley, Swinburne University of Technology, investigates Around 25,000 Australians currently use medicinal cannabis products. They …

Pharmacists play a vital role in assisting women with their healthcare needs throughout all stages of life. In this installment of our women’s health series we look at factors more …

The concept of how we manage allergic rhinitis in the community is shifting, thanks to a growing understanding of patients’ perceptions and behaviour regarding treatment Allergic rhinitis is a common …

Pharmacists have a key role in promoting skin health, especially reinforcing the importance of sun protection given research indicates many people still seek a tan Key points One in every …

There’s widespread panic, restrictions and quarantines are in place, medicines are in short supply, false information is spreading, staff are getting sick and people are refusing to wear masks. Welcome …

Nick Haslam from the University of Melbourne looks at constructive and not-so-constructive ways Australians are dealing with the COVID-19 crisis The pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges. Many of us have …