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From eating broccoli to avoiding hairspray, new findings on what causes or prevents cancer seem to be discovered every day. Cancer Council Victoria's Cancer Prevention team go behind the headlines to dispel the myths.

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Don't make it a Big Day Ouch. . . here's all you need to know for BDO 2011

Posted by Cairín on 27-01-2011
The largest and most-attended music festival on the Australian summer circuit is about to hit Melbourne and festival fever is at an all time high!

The future is a BIG scary prospect

Posted by Laura on 25-01-2011
George Orwell fortold a future where history was rewritten by the Ministry of Truth and ‘Big Brother is watching you': not a world I'd like to live in. Uri Geller has predicted that Al Gore will be US president and that in the next 50-70 years we will be able to teleport items: a little far-out perhaps? Meanwhile, fahionistas are predicting a come back of the croptop in 2011: help!

The problem with food labelling - as explained by the film 'Mean Girls'

Posted by Bek on 20-01-2011
Posted by Bek, 20 January 2011:  In the 2004 film Mean Girls, Cady Heron played by Lindsay Lohan hits on a plan to wreak revenge on her new high school's pack of bitchy popular girls (‘The Plastics'). As part of her plan she gives the Queen Bee of The Plastics, Regina (played by Rachel McAdams) a box of what she claims to be diet bars.

Airport body scanners: a flash in the pants?

Posted by Cairín on 14-01-2011
Recent fanfare in the media has gotten everyone in a flutter about full-body, graphic-image x-ray scanners that are set to commence creeping in on our personal privacy at an airport near you soon.

Technically the new you for the New Year

Posted by Tania on 10-01-2011
The ‘New Year, new you' line starts to poke you in the ribs as soon as the last slice of Christmas turkey is carved and scoffed.  And when you can't bear it anymore, out comes the pen and the list creation starts.

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