Entries are now open for the Indigenous category of the 2011 Cancer Council Arts Awards, which gives Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people touched by cancer an opportunity to share their experience creatively through art, writing and film.
The Obesity Policy Coalition has applauded the food labelling review's recommendations for traffic light labelling on front of food packages and fast food menus as a victory for consumers and the health of Australians.
The Cut Your Cancer Risk team blogs about the latest scary obesity predictions for Australia and SunSmart and St John's Ambulance offer tips on staying safe at the Big Day Out.
While we wait for the results of the Federal Government's food labelling review, the Cut Your Cancer Risk team delves into the issues around food labelling by heading to a very unlikely source - Hollywood.
Wednesday 19 January 2011
A report released by the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) today highlights how ineffective self-regulation has been in decreasing children's exposure to junk food advertising.
Victoria's Greek community will benefit from a new Greek-language cancer support group being held in Brunswick by Cancer Council Victoria.
Research released today by Cancer Council Victoria shows Victorians are either in the dark or don’t want to acknowledge the lifestyle changes they can make to decrease their risk of cancer.
When a natural disaster such as flooding occurs, people affected by cancer can face additional hardships, practical difficulties and complex emotional reactions.
As the massive grand slam event gets into swing in Melbourne this week, tennis spectators are being urged to be SunSmart while enjoying the on court action.
Recent publicity around airport scanners has highlighted privacy and health concerns. The Cut Your Cancer Risk team investigates the cancer risk of these new airport scanners before they hit Australia later this year.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
SunSmart and Kids - ‘Go for your life‘ have joined forces to come up with some useful back to school tips to ensure a healthy, happy new school year.
Wednesday 12 January 2011
A new study has found children exposed to second-hand smoke have elevated blood pressure, putting them at risk of ongoing cardiovascular problems and heart disease later in life.
The ‘New Year, new you' line starts to poke you in the ribs as soon as the last slice of Christmas turkey is carved and scoffed. Here's some novel ideas about how to use technology to keep you motivated and sticking to your new year's resolutions.
Australia is amongst the best nations for cancer surivival in four major cancers, a landmark international study has shown.
Know when it is safe to play in the sun this summer by checking the UV levels each day before heading out and noting the times of the day when sun protection is required.