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More Australians are using oxycodone and fentanyl than heroin, new data from wastewater analysis suggests But there has been a gradual reduction in pharmaceutical opioid use in some sites, Australia’s …

How do references to drinking and illicit drug use in pop music reflect youth culture and the ‘YOLO’ phenomenon? Perth researchers have examined references to alcohol and other drugs in …

It’s the time of year to consider promoting responsible use of alcohol, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The scenes from the recent Melbourne Cup of women lying on the ground in their …

Alcohol increases cancer risk, but don’t trust the booze industry to give you the facts straight Terry Slevin, Adjunct Professor, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Curtin University; Education and Research Director, …

Australia still fails to treat drug and alcohol misuse as the health issues they are, says one expert Dr Tamsin Short, executive director of Drug and Alcohol Services at Connect4Health, …

Scottish pharmacy to sell alcohol; US pharmacist jailed for 30 years; second car crashes through Canadian pharmacy window Fife, Scotland: A village pharmacist has been granted approval to sell alcohol …

A new economic report looking at Australia’s investment in preventive health has found we rank poorly on the world stage Governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare …

A 30-year study has found that even moderate alcohol consumption can lead to impaired brain function In The BMJ study published this week, led by University of Oxford researchers, more …

When it comes to drugs Aussies – especially teens – are healthier than ever, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) …

More than half of the alcohol drunk in Australia is drunk in a way that is outside the recommended guidelines of two Australian standard drinks per day, a new study …

A man allegedly sprayed petrol on a Melbourne pharmacy assistant and threatened to set him alight in a Christmas Eve robbery Kepa Kemp appeared before the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court yesterday …

We take a look at the last week in pharmacy With only a few more sleeps left ’till Christmas, a lot of Aussies are already well and truly into the …