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Getting enough vitamin D? You need far less sun than you might think

How long do you need to spend in the sun to make enough vitamin D? Cancer Research UK-funded research sheds new light on vitamin D and sun safety.

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5 persistent myths about the causes of breast cancer

The good news is there’s no reason to be concerned about deodorants, bras, plastics and milk when it comes to breast cancer risk.

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10 new sun safety myths debunked

For Sun Awareness Week we’re tackling 10 persistent sun safety myths, and encouraging people to think about how they can stay safe in the sun.

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Science can help your New Year’s resolutions stick

We all make New Year’s resolutions to feel healthier, so how can science help us make them stick?

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

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

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Headlines about e-cigarettes don’t mean they’re ‘not safer than tobacco’

We look behind the headlines at some recent research on e-cigarettes, asking are they safe? Can they help you quit? And do they attract kids to smoking?

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A marathon not swings and roundabouts: the evidence on e-cigarettes

We look over some recent research – and the subsequent media headlines – around e-cigarettes.

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600,000 preventable cancers – the size of the healthy living prize

Lifestyle factors have caused nearly 600,000 extra cases of cancer in the UK in the past five years – so what can we do about it?

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National No Smoking Day: don’t quit quitting

It’s No Smoking Day. We look at the different options available to people trying to quit their habit.

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50 years of life-saving tobacco control

On the anniversary of the landmark US Surgeon General’s report on smoking and health, we look back over 50 years of life-saving tobacco control.

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