This year's theme looks at the ways in which the tobacco industry attempt stand in the way of efforts to protect the public from the health, social, economic, and environmental damage their business causes.
Heart Foundation (Victoria) and Quit Victoria have welcomed Macedon Ranges Shire Council's announcement that playgrounds and entrances to council owned buildings will be smoke-free from 1 July 2012.
New research shows almost 1 in 3 Victorians think they need the same amount of sun exposure in winter as in summer to maintain their vitamin D levels, despite ultraviolet (UV) radiation levels being so much lower in winter in Victoria.
SunSmart is warning that certain parts of the population may be at risk of low or deficient vitamin D levels during Victoria's autumn and winter months.
71% of Australians want to see fast food given the boot from children's sports.
A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed Victoria has the highest two-yearly participation rate in cervical screening and the lowest incidence and mortality rates of cervical cancer in the country.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed the Federal Government's decision to expand the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program, saying the $49.7 million investment will save the lives of thousands of Victorians.
Cancer Council Victoria is calling on mums of all ages to spend some time thinking about their health next Sunday (May 13) and make a plan to get up-to-date with screening.