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The updated deal for pharmacists will help recognise their role as health experts, not just retailers

The updated deal for pharmacists will help recognise their role as health experts, not...

Australia’s 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement, which comes into force today and lasts five years, will see the government provide A$16 billion for dispensing subsidized...
Gilead gives remdesivir a colossal price tag in the U.S.

Gilead gives remdesivir a colossal price tag in the U.S.

Remdesivir is getting attention once again as Gilead Sciences has announced its price and people are getting mixed reactions about it. The experimental drug has...
One year of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: 400 have registered, despite obstacles

One year of voluntary assisted dying in Victoria: 400 have registered, despite obstacles

One year ago, the Victorian Voluntary Assisted Dying Act came into effect after a prolonged, intense and divisive public debate. For some, it marked a...
Why the ban on nicotine vape fluid will do more harm than good

Why the ban on nicotine vape fluid will do more harm than good

Last week the federal government’s Office of Drug Control announced changes to the importation of nicotine-containing electronic cigarette fluids that will seriously affect the...

Curious Kids: why are our top eyelashes longer than our bottom eyelashes?

  Why are our top eyelashes longer than our bottom eyelashes? Lilia, aged 7 Thanks for this great question, Lilia. The upper eyelid is larger, longer and...
7 lessons for Australia’s health system from the coronavirus upheaval

7 lessons for Australia’s health system from the coronavirus upheaval

The COVID-19 pandemic forced us all to change the way we live. The lockdown altered fundamental aspects of our lives, not only to protect...

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