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Consumer protection in WA is launching an investigation into fidget spinners following reports of injuries They’re the latest craze amongst school kids and have been marketed as an aid for …

A 14-year-old boy has completely lost vision in his left eye after falling while playing the mobile phone game While playing Pokémon GO the boy was distracted by the game …

Dog-related injuries account for a surprisingly large number of hospitalisations, new data reveals  In 2013-14 there were 572 cases of hospitalisation due to drowning in Australia. While this is a …

Spouses, partners, parents and family members comprise the majority of perpetrators of violence against girls and women in Australia In 2013-14 nearly 6,500 Australian women and girls were hospitalised due …

Australians are still using more antibiotics than international peers, as experts warn a post-antibiotic era may be arriving The death of an American woman from an untreatable infection with a …

A Sydney security guard has been brutally bashed by an alleged shoplifter outside a Chemist Warehouse. The Hornsby Advocate’s Nigel Gladstone reports that the 39-year-old security guard was left with …

When local footy player Bradley Hayes was badly hurt during a Rugby League match, the staff at Soul Pattinson Chemist in Crookwell, NSW, knew it was time to rally around …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Evidence from a total of 11 trials involving more than 118,000 patients …

Pharmacists can help identify patients at risk of serious injury from falls, writes Ben Basger Falls may result in serious injury. For example, 12 months after a hip fracture in …

Older drivers are just as safe as younger people because driving skills are related to health not age, say University of Queensland (UQ) experts. UQ Aging Mind Initiative co-director and clinical neuropsychologist Dr Nancy …

Hospitalisation rates for acute kidney injury have more than doubled over the last decade—and this condition affects some population groups more than others, according to a report released today by …

More Australians are being hospitalised for injuries, with falls both the leading cause of injury hospitalisation and the type of injury that has increased the most in recent years, according …