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In this edition, we take a look at ways to keep your kids active as the weather cools, fitness-fiend Davina shares how she kicked her smoking habit, we suss out why standing desks are all the craze and how to avoid unhealthy food when we're out for a bite.

Plus we answer those questions that might have been on your mind like: Can the UV light used in shellac nail manicures cause cancer?, Does sex reduce prostate cancer risk? and Do we need even more booze ads on TV?

We hope you enjoy this issue.
The Cut Your Cancer Risk Team

Child playing in puddle of waterHow to keep your kids active after summer
With the days getting shorter, Terri shares her top 10 activities to combine a bit of fitness into family life, regardless of the weather.

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DavinaKeeping the mind fit to quit
Davina, a regular at the gym, had always been passionate about her health and fitness. But it wasn't until she quit smoking, that she realised just how much her habit was holding her back.

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Standing deskMy take on the standing desk craze
After re-entering the world of office work, Millicent noticed shoulder pain and headaches. She decided to test drive a standing desk and gave us her verdict.

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Remote control pointed at TV setDo we need even more booze ads on TV?
Did you catch any of the sport during the booze ads this summer? There seemed to be more alcohol ads on our screens than ever. But things could get a whole lot worse before they get better if the industry regulator gets their way.

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Healthy tip
Avoid these traps when eating out
When we buy our food for cooking at home we have control over how much to buy and cook, the ingredients and of course how much we put on our plates, but we lose some of this control when we eat out, so how do you make healthier choices?
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Does sex reduce prostate cancer risk?
A Cancer Council Victoria study from 2003 shows that there is evidence showing that the more frequently men ejaculate between the ages of 20 and 50, the less likely they are to develop cancer. The research showed that the best protective effect from ejaculation is when men in their 20s ejaculated on average seven or more times a week. These men were one-third less likely to develop aggressive prostate cancer when compared with men who ejaculated less than three times a week at this age.

Can the UV light used in shellac nail manicures cause cancer?
If you are cancer-conscious, chances are you've thought about this question at your last visit to the salon.
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