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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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McDonalds, Coca Cola and the London Olympics ... the obesity games?

Posted by Sam on 29-06-2012

In a month's time the Olympic torch will have found its way from Athens to east London ready for the opening ceremony of the 2012 games. It’s a games under much scrutiny for many reasons.

Will a cuppa give you prostate cancer? Reading the tea leaves

Posted by Melissa on 20-06-2012

An interesting story has hit the papers this week that may have some Scottish (and Australian) men checking under their kilts, especially if they like a cup of tea, or even seven.

Spray tan may lead to cancer

Posted by Cairín on 14-06-2012

In the news yesterday, it was revealed that spray tans, used by many as a safer alternative to sunbeds, may create serious health problems including cancer.

Health benefits of coffee. Are java lovers living longer?

Posted by Emily on 08-06-2012

Of all the e-bulletins and research studies to arrive in my inbox, this one line sees my neurons light up like a Christmas tree – ‘Coffee Lovers May Live Longer'.

How to be healthy and NOT get fat at the office

Posted by Amy on 06-06-2012

You all know what I'm talking about. Particularly, I assume, if your workplace is a tad female-heavy like mine is (not that I'm complaining of course).