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Coping with a positive Covid-19 diagnosis

Receiving a dreaded positive Covid-19 result, is confronting and exposes people to a complex range of emotions. In addition to worrying about the health risks, there’s also the fear of having passed it...

Significant improvement in indigenous disease burden

A new report shows that there has been a decline in the rate of healthy years of life lost due to living with illness or injury and premature death for Aboriginal and...

Five easy steps to love your feet

Leading into Foot Health Week (11-17 October), Australian Podiatry Association (APodA) spokesperson, Caitlin Jeffries together with endurance athlete and former Survivor contestant, Samantha Gash provide five strategies to look after your feet. Wear...

Global research indicates breastmilk prevents food allergies

Mothers who breastfeed produce signals that influence the immune system development of their babies and help to prevent future food allergies, according to new global research. World-leading breastfeeding experts, from The University of...

How does period underwear stack up?

Consumer advocacy group, CHOICE recently conducted an ‘extensive Australian trial’ of 10 types of period underwear, and here is what they found. According to the statement released by CHOICE, they recruited 56 volunteers...

Dementia sufferers urged to have Covid vax

Dementia Australia supports mandatory vaccinations across the aged care sector and urges people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment, and their loved ones, to receive a Covid-19 vaccination as soon as...
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Teaching kids to wave goodbye to germs

We all know how important good hand hygiene habits are in helping to curb the spread of germs and viruses. But many of us –...

SMEs encouraged to engage in workplace mental health

The NSW Government is urging all small and medium businesses to engage with SafeWork NSW around workplace mental health after a recent survey showed...

Expert advice on how to ask about Covid vaccination status

From frontline workers to business owners and the general population, there will be a need to navigate conversations and questions that we have probably...

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Allergy guidelines to prevent severe allergic reactions in schools and childcare

The National Allergy Strategy has launched best practice guidelines for the prevention and management of anaphylaxis in schools and children’s education and care, including...

SMEs encouraged to engage in workplace mental health

The NSW Government is urging all small and medium businesses to engage with SafeWork NSW around workplace mental health after a recent survey showed...

Qld Guild’s Parliamentary Reception

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, hosted an annual reception at the Queensland Parliament earlier this week. The event was attended by all...

New study investigating lung treatment for Covid-19

The 2021 recipient of the Kenyon Foundation Inflammation Award is Dr Matt Johansen from the Centenary UTS Centre for Inflammation. The Award, valued at $20,000,...

Unexpected injuries due to increase exercise during lockdown

New data has revealed that while Covid-19 has motivated the nation to become more active than ever, half a million Australians say increased exercise...

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