Changing a dirty nappy is one of the least loved aspects of parenthood. Whether a baby is in disposables or cloth, young enough to surprise you with tar-like meconium (more on that later) or old enough to verbally warn...
When training for an upcoming fun run or other sporting activity, or during regular exercise, experiencing an injury is frustrating, maybe painful and potentially serious. In the June issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants e-magazine, we look at what to do...
In the June issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants e-magazine, we explored bowel health and the importance of resuming regular screening programs and efforts to raise awareness around one of the deadliest conditions in the world – colorectal cancer. What is...
Further to our story regarding the winter booster dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia also welcomes the decision by ATAGI to lift the eligibility for Covid-19 vaccination winter boosters. Acting National President of the Guild, Nick...
Many people feel the effects of loneliness and social isolation. Men and women both report feeling lonely, but evidence shows that men are more likely to suppress their feelings, including those about loneliness. With this in focus, community organisations are...
A Gold Coast school for at-risk teenage boys has thrown the rule book aside to offer an alternative education model aimed at teaching how to be good men. English and maths are in the curriculum, but so are life...
This National Diabetes Awareness Week (10 July – 16 July) shines a light on negative psychological stigma associated with the disease. A new study from the Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes (ACBRD) has found that “four out of...
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, welcomes the Palaszczuk Government’s extension of the free influenza vaccine program to 17 July for Queensland residents aged between five and 64 years. Queensland Branch President Chris Owen says the program has been...
While it's previously been thought that sleeping difficulties are a symptom of adolescent depression, a new study published in Nature Reviews Psychology suggests that it's the other way around – that sleep difficulties might come first. The research, led by...
Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week (5-11 September) is Australia’s biggest event dedicated to the health of women, girls and gender-diverse people in Australia. This year’s campaign will focus on the top five concerns in women’s health: Menopause;Pelvic health;Mind health;Movement;Health checks. It will...
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