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A Queensland mum has complained to mainstream media alleging a pharmacist directed a medication dosage eight times the recommended amount for her infant son A woman has told the Courier …

The Health Minister has announced a series of plans to improve Australia’s mental health, including aiming for a zero suicide target Delivering a world-best mental health system is the main …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news A Practical Approach to Low-Dose Aspirin for Primary Prevention New clinical trials suggest a reduced benefit of aspirin for preventing first …

A coroner has emphasised the need for work towards real time monitoring to continue as a matter of urgency, in handing down findings on the death of a toddler The …

Holiday distractions have been linked to up to a 20% reduction in medicines adherence in children with type 1 diabetes, new research has found The research, published in Archives of …

Blooms The Chemist is helping seriously ill children by raising funds for Make-A-Wish Australia In just two years the community pharmacy network has raised more than half a million dollars …

The largest single study to date has concluded that MMR vaccination does not increased autism risk, even among children with other risk factors for autism A nationwide cohort study of …

A dentist has been reprimanded after prescribing benzodiazepines to a two-year-old and a seven-year-old who both later presented to emergency departments A NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal hearing has heard …

Jessica Kaufman, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and Margie Danchin, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, take a look at how everyone can spread the pro-vaccination message The World Health Organisation (WHO) has named …

Leading doctors and paediatric experts call for minimum age for chiropractic patients after latest controversy A Melbourne chiropractor has come under fire after media outlets including 9News covered a Facebook video …

A new school year, and another battle between bloodsucking parasites and the kids they love to live on, writes Cameron Webb from the University of Sydney A new school year, and …

University of Melbourne researcher Dr Andrew Tagg and some paediatrician colleagues looked at how long it takes Lego to exit the digestive system “Children frequently ingest coins (generally with minimal reported …