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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.
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.
Cancer Council Victoria was honoured with a national award recognising its work in skin cancer prevention through the SunSmart program.
More than one in three men (35%) incorrectly think low-carb beer is healthy, according to new data from LiveLighter.
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.
Cancer Council Victoria has welcomed a new independent study showing its SunSmart program has led to a decline in melanoma.
New data released today shows a promising increase in the number of young people being fully immunised against HPV in Victoria, but some local areas are lagging behind.
A new report has found two in three young Victorians mistakenly believe occasional or social smoking is not very harmful, prompting alarm bells from public health experts.
New technology to help treat chronic lymphocytic leukaemia cancer cells will be tested in clinical trials in Melbourne
South Sudanese Australian hip-hop artist Malesh P has launched a new tune this week to encourage his community to get tested for hepatitis B and help prevent unnecessary deaths from liver cancer.
New research has found that alcohol harm reduction advertisements that provide education about low-risk drinking guidelines could be a key strategy to helping people reduce their alcohol consumption.
Drinking sugary soft drinks could increase cancer risk, regardless of body size, reveals new research from Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne.
The report shows that the increase in the number of Australians living with and surviving cancer will lead to almost 1.9 million Australians living with a personal history of cancer by 2040.
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