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Taxing sugary drinks would boost productivity, not just health

Dr Lennert Veerman
23 June 2017


Many studies have looked at the potential benefits of a sugar tax in terms of the longer, healthier lives and reduced health expenditure associated with tackling obesity.

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How Australia’s new cervical screening program will save lives

Professor Karen Canfell
24 February 2017


A new study on the impact of the HPV vaccine for cervical cancer, the first worldwide to look at participants in a vaccination program (beyond clinical trials) was published today in The Lancet.

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2017 resolutions for a healthier you

Rosannah Snelson
30 December 2016


When January 1 rolls around you're given a fresh start, the opportunity to set goals and put your health first for the next 365 days.

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Are Aussies becoming sun-slackers?

Dr Andrew Satchell
24 November 2016


As a dermatologist working in Australia, skin cancer is something I think, see and talk about every day. I see the impact it has on too many Australian lives first hand and it’s always front of mind.

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Is your job increasing your cancer risk?

Terry Slevin
4 October 2016


Each day most of us get up, get ready, farewell our family and head off to work... we don't expect that our job could increase the risk of being told "you have cancer" twenty to forty years down the track.

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