Going hiking? Tread carefully

Well-prepared hikers know what to wear, what to pack and how to pack it – including any necessary medicines. This is a checklist of information for anyone planning a hike of any distance in Australia or overseas.

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Bed bugs and bites

Bed bugs are small parasitic insects that feed on human blood by biting the skin. Their bites are small, red itchy bites on areas of skin exposed while you are sleeping.

Skin & Hair

Vaginal thrush: self-care

Vaginal thrush is a yeast infection and some women suffer from recurrent episodes. Symptoms include itching and irritation in your genital area. Find what products are available for vaginal thrush.

Pharmacy Care

Salmonella poisoning

Salmonella poisoning is food poisoning caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. It usually causes sudden fever, diarrhoea and abdominal pain.

Gastrointestinal Health