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5 services you didn’t know your pharmacist provides


Most of us visit our local pharmacist for one of two reasons. One – we need to get a medication script filled or two – we’re picking up miscellaneous supplies like shampoo, tissues or throat lozenges (especially at this time of the year when everyone is getting sick!) But what most people don’t realise is,


Australian women living longer, study reveals

Australian women

Australian women will continue to outlive men, but while life expectancy has improved, depression, diabetes and back pain is on the increase, study finds. 


Stillbirth discovery gives hope to women

stillbirth discovery

An Australian professor is pushing ahead with a simple test that could result in stillbirth rates plummeting worldwide.


The 2024 and 2028 Olympic host cities have been announced…

Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee has awarded the 2024 summer Olympic Games and the 2028 following a vote in the Peruvian capital.


Marriage equality postal survey a resurgence of negative discourse to older LGBTIQ

marriage equality

Much has been made of the upcoming postal survey on marriage equality and its impact on the mental health and wellbeing of LGBTIQ youth, but have we forgotten in the current debate the impact it’s having on older LGBTIQ Australians?


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Leaving prostate cancer untreated harms mental health

prostate cancer

Men diagnosed with low-risk prostate cancer who decide against surgery or radiation therapy have better sexual function but can suffer psychologically, a long-term study has found.


The Elf on the Shelf returns down under

elf on the shelf

The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition is returning to Australia to capture the hearts of many more Australian families this Christmas following a successful 2016.


Super and retirement incomes at stake in the gig economy?

gig economy

The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) today released a discussion paper on the changing nature of work and the implications of this for Australian workers, including their superannuation.


Health Check: should I replace sugar with artificial sweeteners?

artificial sweetners

We know Australians are consuming too much sugar. The latest results from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show 52% of the population are consuming more than is recommended, and this is affecting weight and dental health.