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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 …

As the World Health Organization’s executive board meets in Geneva this week, the international aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières has warned of five diseases with the potential to become epidemics …

Cancer Council is lifting the lid on Queensland lunchboxes as parents prepare to send kids back to school, with research showing many packed lunches are alarmingly low on veggies. The …

More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace doesn’t provide them with opportunities to transfer their skills to younger staff, …

The Blood Service is today launching a year-long campaign, ‘Bleed for Australia,’ to attract an additional 115,000 new blood donors during 2016. The service says it needs to bolster its …

With the 2016 Australian school year beginning this week, parents and carers of children with food and other allergic and medical conditions such as asthma and diabetes need to have …

Women from lower socio-economic families face twice the risk of delivering a stillborn baby of their wealthier counterparts, an international study led by a Mater Research Institute-University of Queensland researcher …

The Heart Foundation has released troubling new research today which shows that around one in four (2.25 million) Australian workers do very little or no exercise. The data, compiled from …

Aspen Nutritionals Australia has announced that its S-26 GOLD stages 1-4 products are now part of an all ANZ manufactured range, as it brings production back on home soil. S-26 …

The 2016 Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic saw a health check by a pharmacist or on a digital health kiosk happening every three minutes. The event, which wrapped up recently, saw …

A Minor Ailments Scheme similar to that in the UK or Canada would be an evidence-based program aimed at improving the health of Australians, industry stakeholders say. On Monday prominent …