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We profile pharmacists who are standing for Parliament in the 2019 Federal election. First we speak to current MP, Emma McBride Candidate profile: Emma McBride Party: Labor Seat: Dobell, NSW (sitting member) …

Andrew Lavender from Curtin University takes a look at how to start undoing a sedentary lifestyle Perhaps your GP has recommended you exercise more, or you’ve had a recent health …

Stakeholders say that chronic pain should be seen as, and treated like, any other condition. So why is chronic pain, and those who seek treatment for it, so stigmatised? Media …

The new Appendix M category added to the Standard for Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons from February 2019 offers optimism that additional medicines might be considered for down‑scheduling from …

It’s hard to keep up with the seemingly constant changes and developments in technology. We sought the views of a range of industry experts on the major trends, developments and …

Menopause is a time of life which brings a range of symptoms—some of which will be felt severely by some women, while others barely suffer at all—accompanied by a great deal of sensationalised media …

Downscheduling medicines from Prescription Only would serve the public well, write Jack Collins, University of Sydney; Andrew McLachlan, University of Sydney; Carl Schneider, University of Sydney; Rebekah Moles, University of …

Pharmacy’s main demographic holds the key to community healthcare, writes Janet Doyle Given the majority of pharmacy’s customers are women, and they often hold the key to the health of …

Following a series of drug-related deaths at music festivals in late 2018 and early 2019, momentum is gathering among health professionals to explore one potential solution: pill testing.  Megan Haggan …

Jessica Kaufman, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Margie Danchin, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, take a look at how everyone can spread the pro-vaccination message The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named …

Always going the extra mile for patients and being open every day of the year has proven a successful formula for Wilkinson’s Pharmacy, Burnie, the sixth of our 2019 Pharmacy …

Christina Victor, Brunel University London, takes a look at loneliness and its medicalisation Loneliness affects people of all ages, young as much as old. It’s now seen as so serious it’s …