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April 2018


Healthier choices set to become easier in Victoria

Monday 30 April 2018

Victorian fast food and supermarket chains will be required to display the kilojoule content of ready-to-eat foods on all their menus as of tomorrow, when the Victorian State Government’s new kilojoule labelling law comes into effect.

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Graphic campaign curbs Victorians’ love affair with sugary drinks

Thursday 26 April 2018

Victorians could be spared from 1,085 new cases of type 2 diabetes and 153 new cases of heart disease if the government ran a graphic public education campaign on the link between sugary drinks and chronic health conditions, according to health researchers.

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Cancer Council Victoria’s SunSmart program recognised with national award

Friday 20 April 2018

Cancer Council Victoria was honoured with a national award recognising its work in skin cancer prevention through the SunSmart program. 

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Is 'low carb' beer really better for you? New analysis shows it’s a big fat myth

Friday 20 April 2018

More than one in three men (35%) incorrectly think low-carb beer is healthy, according to new data from LiveLighter.

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Australian smokers and ex-smokers wanted for a ground-breaking international study

Monday 16 April 2018

Researchers from Cancer Council Victoria and Queen Mary University of London are on the hunt for smokers and ex-smokers to take part in a first of its kind study into how to help people stay quit for good.

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New study shows SunSmart success as melanomas decrease in Victoria

Monday 2 April 2018

Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a new independent study showing its SunSmart program has led to a decline in melanoma.

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