drugs

Why is ICE so Problematic?

ICE is a particularly nasty drug with a bad reputation. People in regional areas a more prone to it being

When to take your medicine

Many people who are taking tablets or other medicines, either on prescription or over-the-counter, are not sure about the best

Antibiotics

Antibiotics attack bacteria, which are germs responsible for many different infections. There are many different bacteria and many different antibiotics.

Grapefruit interactions with medicines

Grapefruit is just one of many foods that can cause interactions with medicines. Interactions are when something interferes with how

Aspirin – side effects, dosage and low-dose

Aspirin is one of the oldest medicines still in common use. It belongs to a class of medicines called salicylates

Prescription medicines: 10 tips for using them safely

Here are some quick tips to help you make the most of the medicines your doctor prescribes. Become familiar with

Mental illness in younger people

Like all of us, teenagers can feel a bit down sometimes. Everyday frustrations, disappointments, problems at school or family troubles

Medicines: understanding your medicines

When your doctor gives you a prescription, they have made a careful decision about choosing the right medicine for you.

Video: Ice addiction – Jack’s story

Video transcript Jack Nagel When I first tried ice at 18, I was in a stereotypical stage of my life,

Moderate alcohol consumption reduces brain function

Alcohol use is common and while the negative effects associated with ‘binge’ drinking are well documented, there is mixed evidence

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