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Fruit, veg intake remains poor and likely to worsen amid soaring prices

According to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 94% of Australians aren't getting their recommended daily intake of fruit and vegetables – a situation, which is likely to...

Looking after our mates

In Australia, 2384 men have taken their own lives over a recent 12-month period, according to the Boys Do Cry men’s health campaign in partnership with the Gotcha4Life mental health charity.  “That’s an...

Boys don’t cry

Have you ever noticed how many colloquialisms intended to instil resilience are masculine? ‘Be a man.’ ‘Grow a pair.’ ‘Don’t be such a girl.’ It’s little wonder that men who grow up...

PSA Board elects first female National President

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s (PSA) National Board met on 16 June and unanimously elected WA pharmacist Dr Fei Sim as PSA’s next National President. Dr Sim will become the first female to...

The eyes could reveal all

It’s often said that ‘the eyes tell it all' but now according to new research from Flinders University and the University of South Australia, the eyes may also be able to signal...

New app-delivered sleep therapy program

A new app-delivered sleep therapy program – Sleepio ­– is now available in Australia after receiving an official recommendation from the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). The recent NICE...
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Industry leaders ‘sleepout’ to fight homelessness

Head of Guardian, Kurt O’Brien, and Sigma Healthcare’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Sells, participated in Vinnie’s annual CEO Sleepout on 23 June alongside thousands...

Self-collection option for cervical cancer screening becomes available

From 1 July all Australian women aged 25 to 74 years of age will be among the first in the world to have the...

Preparing our health system for times of disaster

When disasters like floods and fires hit, the health ramifications go well beyond initial injuries as people struggle to access services for existing health...

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Industry leaders ‘sleepout’ to fight homelessness

Head of Guardian, Kurt O’Brien, and Sigma Healthcare’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Sells, participated in Vinnie’s annual CEO Sleepout on 23 June alongside thousands...

Self-collection option for cervical cancer screening becomes available

From 1 July all Australian women aged 25 to 74 years of age will be among the first in the world to have the...

Preparing our health system for times of disaster

When disasters like floods and fires hit, the health ramifications go well beyond initial injuries as people struggle to access services for existing health...

NSW Budget measures supports women and boosts workforce participation

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has congratulated the NSW Government for its strong leadership on women, with significant investments to boost childcare and women’s...

Pharmacy Guild welcomes historic health funding by Queensland Government

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, has welcomed the record $23.6B in health spending announced in the State Budget this week by the...

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