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Amcal is predicting a big productivity hit from today, thanks to Aussies’ love of overindulging. The brand says its research shows Monday December 12 is the start of the country’s …

Pharmacists may be able to help reduce alcohol-related problems in the community through screening and interventions Alcohol is consumed widely in Australia and harmful levels of consumption are a major …

A British professor has invented a synthetic alcohol that mimics the positive effects of alcohol but avoids hangover symptoms Known as ‘alcosynth’, the new drink doesn’t cause a dry mouth, …

Most hotels could tell a few embarrassing stories about drunk guests trying to find their bedroom and sleeping in the wrong place – but it’s unusual for a pharmacy. One …

Australians are struggling with problem drinking, according to the latest international survey on drug use Between November 2015 and January 2016, the Global Drug Survey asked 4,524 Australians about their …

FARE has called for changes to Australia’s alcohol tax regime, a call which has received support from health stakeholders. The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education says the changes would …

The compounding pharmacist who supplied vitamins and minerals to the iv.me “hydration clinic” says the use of such infusions to treat hangovers is not appropriate, and until media coverage of …

Deakin University health experts are calling on parents to make 2016 an alcohol free year, for their kids. “Parents play a key role in how their kids view alcohol consumption. …

Attempts to rid oneself of hangover and other fatigue symptoms by purchasing IV and other cures from pharmacy are not the answer to the problem, Dr Ken Harvey, Adjunct Associate …

  Bowls Australia has developed a partnership with the Good Sports program to establish healthier, safer and more family-orientated bowls clubs nationwide. It is the largest preventive health program for the community …

#SoberSelfie Challenge is urging people not to a drink for a weekend or a fortnight. The #SoberSelfie Challenge, an initiative of the Australian Drug Foundation (ADF), says people who participate and enjoy feeling hangover-free should take a photo …

Recently the fifth IGCD Stakeholder Forum was held in Melbourne. Delegates from around Australia participated in discussions that would shape the policy on how we would manage drug use for …