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[Australia] WILLIS: Why women are vaping vitamins

My recently converted friends explain it’s also fun being able to choose your own vape adventure – mango, strawberry, mint, peanut butter, crème brule, cucumber, you name it! But now, wellness companies are jumping on the bandwagon, seeking to capitalise
mybodyandsoul.com.au (au)
added Nov 14, 2018 04:31
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[Australia] Tasmania's pre-term birth rates highest in the country

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare figures show Tasmania's pre-term birth rate has been rising steadily since 2005, and in 2016 it was the highest in the country. In Tasmania, 669, or 11.3 per cent of babies, were born pre-term compared to the n
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Nov 12, 2018 20:43
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[Australia] The tobacco industry plays price games to make it even tougher to quit smoking

It is therefore unsurprising that the tobacco industry has a well-documented history of undermining regulations that seek to control the use and sale of tobacco for the benefit of public health. For instance, the largest tobacco companies have continued t
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 17:07
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[Australia] No butts – it’s time to help people with mental health conditions quit smoking

Some health professionals may have put smoking in the “too hard basket” for certain patients with complex or urgent health needs. But there is good evidence people with mental illnesses want to quit smoking, that they are capable of quitting, and that sm
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:19
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[Australia] Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking

One of Crown Resorts' newest directors has hailed her presence on the board as a positive for gambling harm minimisation. Jane Halton, the former head of the federal Department of Health and Ageing and current independent chair of the Council on the Age
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:29
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[Australia] To vape or not to vape? What does the evidence say?

Vaping is an effective quitting aid, is safer than smoking and is unlikely to be a significant 'gateway' into smoking for young people, according to leading researcher Professor Chris Bullen. See the full presentation here.
ATHRA - Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (au)
added Nov 7, 2018 19:13
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[Australia] Like father, like daughter! Brooke Warne, 21, puffs away on a cigarette at the Melbourne Cup - just like her cricket star dad Shane

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2018 17:08
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Cancer Council Australia Welcomes Singapore’s Standardised Packaging Tobacco Reforms

Australia’s leading cancer charity, Cancer Council Australia has congratulated a move by the Singaporean Ministry of Health to introduce standardised packaging and enlarged health warnings on tobacco products.
Cancer Council Australia (au)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:39
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[Australia] Smoking cigarettes, flirty outfits and fun nights out: The 'party girl' photos of Bride and Prejudice star Jessica that made furious mother-in-law Fatima say she 'dresses like a prostitute'

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 30, 2018 23:09
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[Australia] Think shisha is safe? You've inhaled the equivalent of 200 cigarettes

The Lebanese Muslim Association and South East Sydney Local Health District have joined forces to lead the project backed by a $386,000 NSW government grant to warn people off the water pipes also known as nargila, argileh, hubbly bubbly, hookah and goza
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 30, 2018 16:01
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