How to brave the HPV vaccine
This year, thousands of Victorian teens will be vaccinated against the human papillomavirus as part of the National HPV Vaccination Program. We asked Year 8 student Vinay Savur to tell us how he survived the jabs.
50 years since historic report linked smoking to cancer
Fifty years after the US Surgeon General stated 'My advice to the smoker would be to stop cigarette smoking. My advice to the person who has not started smoking would be - don't start', the advice to smokers hasn't changed.
Let's talk about Australia's drinking problem
Even moderate amounts of alcohol increase the risk of cancers of the mouth, pharynx, larynx, oesophagus, liver, breast and bowel. Yet, hardly a month into the new year, news headlines highlighted the tragic stories of alcohol-fuelled violence on our streets.
Quitting to save your lungs, skin and hip (pocket)
On 1 December 2013, the Federal Government did what's proven to be the number one thing they can to help reduce smoking rates - they increased the tax on cigarettes.