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More than 5000 teddy bears were given to sick, disadvantaged and special needs children as part of Chemmart’s support for Variety – the Children’s Charity. Chemmart stores throughout Australia sold …

The gap in health that leads to lower life expectancy and poorer health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can be tracked from birth and early childhood, according …

The news of an outbreak of the Zika virus in South America is a grim reminder of the health hazards associated with a warming world, Climate and Health Alliance Executive …

Black Dog Institute researchers, in partnership with the Australian National University, University of Sydney, and the University of Virginia, have trialled SHUTi, an online CBT-based insomnia intervention to see if …

Addictions may be described as “ecological or environmental traps” resulting from the human brain’s reaction to products or activities, rather than a disease of individuals, says an addiction expert. Drug, …

Faulding is expanding its portfolio to include Australian-made infant milk formula. The pharmacy-only Faulding Gold Infant Formula range includes Newborn, Follow-On and Toddler formulas. Unlike many premium brands, Faulding Gold …

From 1 February to 11th March 2016, Australian Hearing will partner with Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Amcal, Amcal Max and Guardian pharmacies) to deliver free hearing checks and hearing aid health checks …

The real-time monitoring system for over-the-counter codeine-containing products, MedsASSIST – informing medicine decisions, is progressing well, David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of Forefront. User testing of the prototype …

An online petition to stop England’s 6% funding cut to pharmacy has attracted more than 13,000 signatures (as of January 27), prompting a response from the Government. “Pharmacy provides a …

Terry White Chemists has partnered with Share the Dignity to provide homeless and at-risk women with sanitary products in a campaign that is generating an outpouring of grassroots empathy and …

Whyalla pharmacist John Holds was named among recipients of the Order of Australia yesterday, for service to rural pharmacy and the community of South Australia. Holds is currently semi-retired and …

Doubleview Chemmart Pharmacy in Western Australia has beaten almost 300 stores from around the country to be named Chemmart Wellbeing Pharmacy of the Year for 2015. Judged on commitment to …