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Medicine labels are changing

Labels on prescription and over-the-counter medicines in Australia are about to be updated. This includes the labels on complementary medicines such as vitamins and supplements.

The changes will gradually start taking place from 31 August 2016 in response to new requirements from the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

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Antibiotic resistance in Australia – it’s happening now

Is antibiotic resistance really a problem for this generation? Check out the latest evidence on antibiotic resistance in Australia, with a focus on primary care and community settings, and find out what health professionals can do to help. This article focuses on findings from the First Australian report on antimicrobial use and resistance in human health (AURA 2016).

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