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August 2016

Monday 1 August, 2016


Daffodil Day celebrates 30 years of growing hope

Thursday 25 August 2016
Cancer Council’s much-loved Daffodil Day will turn 30 tomorrow, coinciding with three decades of significant advancements towards a cancer-free world.

Arabic cancer screening project fights stigma to make community healthier

Wednesday 17 August 2016
A new unique program aims to improve the screening rates for breast, bowel and cervical cancers for Arabic people in the Hume area.

Half of 'natural' foods unhealthy: report

Wednesday 10 August 2016
Australians are being urged to be wary of foods which claim to be ‘natural' with new research showing that almost 5 in 10 ‘natural' products are high in saturated fat, sugar and/or salt.

E-cigarette ads can trigger an urge to smoke in ex-smokers

Tuesday 2 August 2016
Exposure to electronic cigarette advertising may increase former smokers' desire to start smoking regular cigarettes again, new research has found.