February 2012

Thursday 2 February, 2012

 

Blog: Should there be a sugar tax?

Wednesday 29 February 2012
Scientists from the University of California in San Francisco, are calling for taxes on sugar. They argue that a number of studies show that sugar has a direct impact on public health , similar to tobacco and alcohol. Read more

Rural Victorians 24% more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma

Wednesday 22 February 2012
SunSmart is warning Victorian farmers and rural outdoor workers to remain vigilant about using sun protection over the coming months as new figures released today show that Victorian residents in regional areas are 24% more likely to be diagnosed with melanoma than those in urban areas. Read more

Casey Cardina Relay for Life Raffle winner announced

Monday 20 February 2012
Cancer Council Victoria today announced the winners of a Casey Cardinia Relay For Life raffle, drawn at a Hint of Pink fundraiser on 18 February 2012. Read more