E-CIGARETTES PRESENT HEALTH RISKS FOR PEOPLE WHO VAPE OR FOR BYSTANDERS. The risk assessment report from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. only considered e-cigarettes with nicotine, since there has been very …

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Managers at Boots, the UK’s biggest pharmacy chain, have been pressuring their pharmacists to abuse Medicine Use Reviews, providing them to patients who do not need them or cannot use …

Efforts continue to find a resolution to Hep C payment standoff Government officials have met with pharmacy and industry officials as moves continue to find a solution to the problem …

Discount Drug Stores is encouraging Australians in-store to be vaccinated against flu, with $2 from each shot contributing to the vaccination and education of impoverished children in India. Running until …

Apotex’ decision to pull two of its PBS-listed products should ring an alarm for the health and pharmaceuticals sector, says Belinda Wood, CEO of the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association. …

Pharmacist vaccination in Queensland is now a permanent fixture, as the Queensland Government has approved legislation to enable pharmacists to administer vaccinations to the public in a community pharmacy setting. …

Pharmacist Vaccination in Queensland – Frequently Asked Questions Are pharmacists now allowed to vaccinate in Queensland? On the  March 24 2016, the Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996 (HDPR) was …

Interesting discussion underway on the AJP Discussion Forum about what sort of supplement, if any, is suitable for a vegetarian. Click here to take a look. Other current topics on …

Our wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Ottawa, Canada – the Canadian Pharmacists Association has announced that pharmacists should play a frontline role in patient management and dispensing …

Exposure to low doses of a type of phthalate prior to puberty in mice can impact bone density later in life, an Australian study has found. Phthalates, which have been …

Up to 93% of current smokers started a habit of smoking daily under the age of 25, new research from an analysis of 22 global adult tobacco surveys shows. The …