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alcohol


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The impact of a pharmacist on post-take ward round prescribing and medication appropriateness Clinical pharmacist participation on a post-admission ward round …

The Health Minister has announced a commitment of $7.2 million to pilot a take-home naloxone program in Australia – but there’s no mention of pharmacy This week Greg Hunt announced …

Alcohol and nicotine remain the most-consumed licit drugs in Australia, while methylamphetamine is still the most-used illicit drug, new data show The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission has released the sixth …

A psychologist has had his registration cancelled after he entered into a relationship with a patient and gave him gifts including cigarettes, alcohol and a tattoo A number of allegations …

With rising prevalence of risky drinking – and reports of people using alcohol as a replacement for OTC codeine – could pharmacists play a role in alcohol screening? The number …

As the silly season begins, Louis Roller takes a look at navigating the pitfalls of overindulgence Overindulgence: to allow yourself to have too much of something enjoyable, especially food or drink: wish I hadn’t overindulged so much …

Many thousands of young Australians are mixing alcohol with caffeine-laden energy drinks with little regard for the potential dangers, according to new research Around 40% of young current drinkers reported …

According to a WHO report, Australians are drinking at levels much higher than the global average and outside low-risk recommendations – especially men and boys The World Health Organization (WHO) …

Substance abuse disorder isn’t just about opioids or illicit drugs, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When we think of substances that are abused we mainly consider illicit drugs and medications such as …

A pharmacist has had his driver’s licence suspended after he crashed his car into three parked vehicles while more than four times the blood alcohol limit The Warrnambool Standard reports …

Why telling people they could get sick in the future won’t persuade them to be healthy now Eating a delicious doughnut now seems more rewarding than the nebulous concept of …

People who have been overusing codeine may switch to alcohol misuse after Thursday’s upschedule, one expert warns And it’s likely to be those overusing codeine only a little—to treat pain …