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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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Heineken the Greek God of Sport

Posted by Sondra on 31-07-2012
So Father's Day is here, and as no doubt the infomercials will be telling us, it's time to think about what the best gift you can give your dad will be. While some sort of celebrity gym equipment may be the way to go for some dads, we think l

Do nothing about cancer....AND make a difference!

Posted by Cairín on 27-07-2012

Instead of spending endless hours running around parks, swimming laps and mucking around with flour to raise money for cancer, why not take some time to smell the roses? Join the Daffodil Day Non-A-Thon this Friday 24 August by simply clocking off work an hour early and donating that hour’s wage towards cancer research, prevention and support.

No butts about it, giving up is the latest trend

Posted by Jessica on 19-07-2012

Yo-yos, tamagotchis, Doc Martins and tencel jeans – I've never met a trend I didn't like. But ill-advised fashion choices aside, it turns out I've been part of a trend all along and I didn't even know it.

From Elton John to the brain-bottom connection: unexpected side-effects of a standing desk

Posted by Bek on 12-07-2012

When Dwight from US series of ‘The Office' gets a standing desk, he makes several salient points (for a fictional character in a TV series) – he says he feels healthier and has more energy. He also likens his sitting colleagues to a ‘suicide cult'. Now while this is clearly an extreme statement, there is a kernel of truth to the fact that prolonged workplace sitting is emerging as a real public health issue.

Choosing to stop drinking from Dry July to learning to Say When...

Posted by Emily on 02-07-2012

It may be pouring outside but many Australians are kicking off the new financial year dry style - swilling non-alcohol beverages for the month of July (yes, just 31 days out of one's life if you fancy giving it a go).

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