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children’s health


National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to ask parents if their kids have an up-to-date asthma action plan and are taking preventive medications For …

The number of deaths among young people from prescription and illicit opioid poisoning has nearly tripled in the past two decades, according to a US …

A study has found chemicals in personal care products could be potentially associated with earlier onset of puberty in girls A cohort study has looked …

Parents typically manage their children’s medication, but kids’ limited involvement may become problematic as they grow older, say researchers The number of children diagnosed with …

One quarter of caregivers do not know the maximum daily dose of Children’s Panadol, and 13% even think it contains codeine, an Australian survey has found …

According to a new AIHW report, the quality of our diet is poor across all age groups with about one-third of Australians’ energy intake coming …

When it comes to giving kids medicines, the majority of parents worry most about their children experiencing side effects, according to a new survey The …

Children may be exposed to harmful levels of preservatives and additives due to ‘off label’ prescription of adult formulations, a compounding pharmacist has warned Queensland-based …

Fifty-three children have died due to influenza so far, with pharmacies scrambling to keep up with demand for flu meds A total of 14,676 laboratory-confirmed …

Choice has revealed its 2017 Hall of Shame, including vitamin gummies and a strange pen-like device that claims to free you from pain Consumer advocacy …

Online now, the August issue of SHPA’s flagship journal will be the first of a thrice-yearly publication on women’s and children’s therapeutics The theme of …

The hospital pharmacy technician who discovered counterfeit medicines “most certainly” helped to keep children safe, says TGA investigator Ann Stubley, a pharmacy technician from the …