Most women cringe at the thought of having a Pap test, but not Beauty and the Geek contestant Jess Zinna. After a Pap test picked up a high-grade abnormality, the 26-year-old shares her life-changing experience and urges all women to undergo regular cervical screening.
Meanwhile, a new poll has revealed that a growing number of Australians think our nation has a problem with excess drinking or alcohol abuse. The majority also believe that more needs to be done. As Cairin explains, it's time to say 'when' on alcohol harm in Victoria.
The evenings are dark and the weather is cooler, so motivating yourself to exercise can be hard. But before you head for the couch, read our top tips for staying active (and warm) as the cold months start to settle in.
Lastly, we look at mammograms and why, despite recent negative press, they're still the best option for detecting breast cancer early.
We hope you enjoy this issue.
The Cut Your Cancer Risk Team