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Channel Seven’s Sunrise team have come under fire for sensationalising cancer and promoting medical checks which may not be necessary Sunrise marketed the “Special event” segments as “the difference between …

Under-reporting of codeine dependence is highly likely and interventions are needed, say Australian researchers in new systematic review A systematic review published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia …

A controversial test has now been made available for online purchase and at-home use MyHealthTest, an online provider of blood test services, has now added the Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) …

Regina tells AJP what to expect as Priceline Pharmacy rolls out a new diabetes screening program across the country AJP: When will the diabetes screening be rolling out and across …

Amcal’s Kidney Health Assessment program has been awarded the title of Best Public Health Initiative The award was presented at the annual Prime Awards at a ceremony in Sydney. The …

Web giant Google has reportedly rolled out a population screening program for clinical depression in the US The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), a US-based mental health organisation, has …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to talk to patients about atrial fibrilliation, which causes 6,000 strokes every year hearts4heart, which raises awareness about the condition, is rolling out free mobile heart …

Evidence-based screening, as well as medication management, is an area where pharmacists have a vital role to play says PSA national president Shane Jackson  The recent debate about pharmacists ordering …

Pharmacists could be forgiven for having an identity crisis this week, after a slew of analogies were used to criticise the sector First, pharmacists’ scope of practice was compared to …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …

Pharmacies in Melbourne’s north-west are participating in a pilot advocating for breast cancer screening Between July and September, select pharmacies in Moonee Ponds, Ascot Vale and Maribyrnong will promote breast …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …