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The AMA is urging school leavers celebrating Schoolies Week around the country to ensure their celebrations are memorable for all the right reasons, national president Dr Stephen Parnis, says. Schoolies …

Experts say prisoners on parole with substance and mental illness issues need urgent specialist assistance to prevent them from re-offending. A three-pronged approach of parole system review, tailored substance abuse …

Older Australians are drinking so much coffee and alcohol that it’s damaging their already fragile sleep, a new survey has found. A survey of sleep patterns and habits by Sleep …

Federal Members of Parliament from all parties and health groups called for legislation on alcohol promotion after the Alcohol Advertising Review Board 2014-15 Annual Report was released in Canberra today, …

The AMA, Australian FASD Network, NOFASD Australia, and the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education are teaming up to raise awareness about the health dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. …

Australia’s current alcohol warning labels are failing to effectively convey health messages to the public, according to a new study from Deakin University. Researchers with Deakin’s School of Psychology examined …

To help pharmacists ‘visualise’ the acid pocket concept and Gaviscon mode of action, RB teamed up with an expert bartender and community pharmacist Stuart Nankivell to create a short educational …

Ahead of Federal Parliament resuming next week, the AMA is calling on the Government to renew its focus on addressing the many ways that the misuse of alcohol is causing …

The age profile of people accessing publicly funded alcohol and other drug treatment agencies is changing, with the proportion of clients aged over 40 increasing, according to statistics released today …

 The National Heart Foundation says the release of the Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic kidney disease—Australian facts: risk factors report is another wake up call for the Federal Government to …

New research by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has found that domestic assaults increase markedly when the number of hotels in a Local Government Area exceeds two …

Mandatory hair testing will be routine for all registered health practitioners with substance-related impairment, under a screening protocol to be introduced by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and …