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Could an app help you cut down on drinking and lower your risk of cancer?

Category: Science blog September 15, 2016

Researchers have developed an app that they hope will help people cut down on drinking alcohol.

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The public doesn’t know obesity causes cancer, and that’s really worrying

Category: Science blog September 9, 2016

Our latest figures reveal that three in four people aren’t aware that obesity causes cancer.

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Why cancer is (still) more than just ‘bad luck’

Category: Science blog August 25, 2016

New research has uncovered a possible explanation for why some cancers are more common than others, we explore the details...

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3 reasons why the Government’s children’s obesity plan will fail children

Category: Science blog August 18, 2016

The long-awaited government childhood obesity plan falls short of what is needed to tackle the worrying rates of childhood...

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To help prevent childhood obesity we need action on TV junk food advertising

Category: Science blog July 5, 2016

Despite the rules to protect children from junk food marketing, children are still far too easily exposed to these ads on ...

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12 sun safety myths debunked

Category: Science blog June 10, 2016

We clear up 12 common myths around sun safety to help you keep your skin healthy and reduce your risk of serious damage.

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World No Tobacco Day 2016: how plain packs are helping Australia’s record-low smoking rates

Category: Science blog May 31, 2016

This World No Tobacco Day, Kylie Lindorff, from the Cancer Council Victoria, tells us about the impact plain cigarette pac...

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