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The NSW Government’s ban on lightweight plastic bags will come into force next week. Minister for Environment James Griffin says the lightweight plastic bag ban is the first of many plastic items being banned in NSW this year. “I think all...
Sustainability and health concerns are driving Australian consumers to plant-based meat alternatives, “but the taste experience of these products continues to fall short,” according to research carried out by Kerry, the “world’s leading” taste and nutrition company. In 2022, Kerry...
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has welcomed the expansion of the Covid-19 winter booster program. It comes following the Federal Government accepting the advice of the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), which recommends that all...
New research at Flinders University is taking a detailed look at the sleep of people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), focusing on the benefits of using a low-dose daily morphine pill. The trial, led by Flinders University sleep expert...
Kings Transport Group and LDJ Transport have partnered with Lite n’ Easy, a healthy meal delivery company, to provide truck drivers with a range of meals and snacks as part of a four-week healthy eating initiative. “We know that sitting...
According to the Department of Health cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Australia, and recent data from the Heart Foundation reveals that three-quarters of the population are at risk of developing CVD. These risk factors can...
The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA), together with PSA National President, Associate Professor Chris Freeman, welcomes the election of the Hon. Anthony Albanese as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister and the Australian Labor Party’s election victory. “PSA has always enjoyed a strong...
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has congratulated Labor leader Anthony Albanese on his election victory at the weekend’s election.  Guild Acting National President Nick Panayiaris said that after a tough election campaign it was time to get back to business...
Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk together with Minister of Health and Ambulance Services, Yvette D’Ath announced this week that Queensland residents aged between five and 64 years can receive a free influenza vaccination in Queensland community pharmacies from Tuesday...
Body, what? I hear you ask. That's the first question I had when I came across this latest beauty trend. According to Shoshanna Eisner, founder of QED Skincare, "slugging" refers to the application of a thick layer of moisturiser to...
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