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How should drugs be spoken about on social media? The FDA has this month launched a study into the pharmaceutical industry’s use of social media to promote medicines, including linking …

How well do you know and understand social media? Do you understand its reach and impact? Here’s a list of 10 facts about social media that you need to know  1. …

The New York pharmacy which made headlines last week when it introduced a one-day “man tax” has received a massive backlash including threats and hate speech. The pharmacy, Thompson Chemists …

A new Canadian study has found that medication reviews conducted by pharmacists did not significantly modify prescription drug use But comparing this to the Australian model is like “comparing an …

Two-thirds of US pharmacies have embraced social media to keep in touch with their patients, a new survey has found. RxWiki Inc revealed that 65% of community pharmacists use social …

The popular dating app can impact the self-esteem and body image of both men and women Tinder users can be more susceptible to developing a negative body image compared to …

Representatives of the Pharmacy Guild and the RACGP have once again exchanged terse words on the social media platform It all began with 140 characters. David Quilty, Executive Director of …

Advice for pharmacists and pharmacy students delving into the brave new world of social media As healthcare professionals, it’s important to be self aware and cautious when communicating online. A recent study …

Pharmacists need to utilise every opportunity to educate consumers about vaccination before travelling Zika vaccine scepticism and conspiracy theories are already rife on social media, according to an analysis by …

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 …

Mums and pregnant women are increasingly looking to Facebook to get advice on medications and health conditions from other mothers, according to a new study. Researchers from the pharmacy department …

How to use social media such as Facebook, websites and twitter effectively in pharmacy and ensure all staff understand your social media policy.