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Could restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies, combined with cessation advice in these settings, accelerate progress towards a tobacco-free future? New Zealand researchers have aimed to quantify the impacts of …

According to a WHO report, Australians are drinking at levels much higher than the global average and outside low-risk recommendations – especially men and boys The World Health Organization (WHO) …

How do references to drinking and illicit drug use in pop music reflect youth culture and the ‘YOLO’ phenomenon? Perth researchers have examined references to alcohol and other drugs in …

What was announced on Tuesday night was a ‘medicine’ budget – not a health budget, argue advocates for prevention The Public Health Association of Australia has expressed disappointment in what …

Telling consumers the truth about health risks is no longer enough, say experts Public officials faced with the tough task of communicating risk on contentious issues like vaccination or fluoridation …

Tobacco treatment specialist says misleading news stories are confusing the public Associate Professor Colin Mendelsohn, a tobacco treatment specialist associated with the School of Public Health at the University of …

Healthcare practitioners need to recapture the agenda from corporates on popular networking sites such as Facebook, say public health researchers. A new study into social media’s impact on health reveals …