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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 TV.

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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 packs are having in Australia.

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From today, cigarette packs will never look the same again

Category: Science blog May 19, 2016

The UK has become the latest country to introduce plain, standardised packaging of cigarettes, along with Australia and France.

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Why reducing cancer risk is more than ‘just a walk in the park’

Category: Science blog May 18, 2016

We explore the science behind some recent headlines claiming that physical activity can reduce the risk of 13 types of cancer.

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10 common questions about e-cigarettes answered

Category: Science blog May 17, 2016

We have the answers to 10 top questions about e-cigarettes, ranging from whether they’re safe to if they can help people stop smoking.

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Reducing the harm of tobacco, could e-cigarettes be part of the solution?

Category: Science blog April 28, 2016

We look at a new report that outlines the potential for e-cigarettes to reduce the harm caused by tobacco.

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