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The shortage of flu vaccines highlights how important pharmacist vaccination is becoming, says one pharmacy group Advantage Pharmacy says that it has experienced “overwhelming” demand for flu vaccines across its …

Childhood asthma in Australia is associated with gas stoves and damp houses, say University of Queensland researchers Dr Luke Knibbs, from the Centre for Air Pollution, Energy and Health Research and UQ’s School of …

An “alarming” number of children under five are being prescribed asthma medication outside of national guidelines, according to new research presented in Adelaide The study is being shared with health …

Australian children receive care within clinical practice guideline recommendations on average 60% of the time, new research has found But there is considerable variation in adherence to guidelines by clinical …

New data shows that Australia’s childhood vaccination rates are slipping The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth has released its 2018 Report Card: the wellbeing of young Australians, which …

The Victorian Government will offer free flu vaccination for children aged six months to five years, as new research examines parental attitude barriers Amid calls for the Federal Government to …

Victoria has passed legislation which means doctors will no longer be able to make false statements about a child’s ability to be immunised The Andrews Labor Government says it is …

Children should not just be considered “small adults” when it comes to prescribing medications, say Australian researchers A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology article by researchers from the University …

The National Asthma Council Australia is asking pharmacists to help young asthma patients have a better start to the school year Parents and carers need to be prepared so they …

The US Food and Drug Administration has announced measures to limit the use of opioid-containing cough and cold preparations by children The FDA says the safety labelling changes will affect …

Samford TerryWhite Chemmart has been reaching out to men in the community to help them take control of their health AFL legend Alastair Lynch presented to more than 70 men …

Victorian pharmacists have dug deep to support disadvantaged children’s education Earlier this year, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Victoria Branch fundraised $20,000 in support of Mirabel foundation at their annual …