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Terry White Group has announced the network’s first half (to 31 December 2015) retail sales had increased 18%, outperforming the industry average growth rate significantly. Terry White Group CEO Anthony …

In its submission to the consultation on the Regulation Impact Statement for country of origin labelling, ASMI says it advocated for voluntary country of origin labelling for therapeutic goods. “ASMI …

A new Monash University study has found that polypharmacy, defined as the simultaneous use of five or more medications, can trigger a decline into frailty and death. With nearly half …

New recommendations by national peak health bodies aim to provide clearer and simpler advice to Australians on how they can balance the need for sun protection to reduce skin cancer …

A national study has found that 44% of Australians with a history of breast and/or ovarian cancer in their family have not spoken to their doctor about their family history. …

Kate Carnell has been named as the inaugural Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman. Guild executive director David Quilty has welcomed the appointment and says the Guild congratulates Carnell. …

Pharmacy as an industry needs to acknowledge change and respond – or pre-empt – it with innovation, says Sabrine Elkhodr, pharmacist and founder of PharmHack, the world’s first pharmacy hackathon. …

Gut bacteria play vastly different roles in males and females even when the microbe balance of the gut looks exactly the same, Victoria University researchers have found. A study of …

New figures released by the World Health Organization have revealed that the global rates of childhood obesity could rise from 41 million children affected to 70 million in the next …

Trained New Zealand pharmacists are now able to dispense repeat supplies of oral contraceptives to women who have had them prescribed within the last three years, following a Medicines Classification …

Deakin University health experts are calling on parents to make 2016 an alcohol free year, for their kids. “Parents play a key role in how their kids view alcohol consumption. …

Attempts to rid oneself of hangover and other fatigue symptoms by purchasing IV and other cures from pharmacy are not the answer to the problem, Dr Ken Harvey, Adjunct Associate …