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Following a series of drug-related deaths at music festivals in late 2018 and early 2019, momentum is gathering among health professionals to explore one potential …

NSW Deputy State Coroner Harriet Grahame has called for a drug summit, attention to real time prescribing, better access to drug substitution programs and better …

Could ecstasy be sold over the counter in pharmacies to help minimise harm to users? One drug reform campaigner says it should Resistance among pharmacists …

American researchers have published evidence to support news that should surprise very few: it appears that eating a lot of fried foods is not good …

A doctor, pharmacist and nurse have been accused of hastening the death of a patient using a “grossly excessive” dosage of pain medication Three healthcare …

Harm minimisation stakeholders and the family of a young woman who died over the weekend have urged politicians to trial pill testing And community pharmacies …

A man who smoked ice before breakfast, and then killed a young pharmacist on the road, has been sentenced to eight years in prison Pharmacist …

One harm minimisation stakeholder has warned that deaths from illicit drugs will continue without pill testing, as UK data shows 20% of substances sold were …

Getting enough sleep is important… but getting too much could be risky, new research shows A study of more than 116,000 people in seven regions …

Doctors in the Netherlands have warned people not to inhale deodorant spray following the death of a man who did so The 19-year-old man was …

More hospitalisations are caused by side effects of intended use of licit opioids, than from illicit use or misuse Harms highlighted in a new report …

Pharmacists are being urged to check patients’ inhaler technique, following the release of new data on asthma deaths Women aged between 55 and 64 years …