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Should smoking be phased out in Queensland?

The Queensland Government is being urged to consider a generational ban on smoking for anyone born after 2001.…

Smoking rates fall among Queensland teens

Brisbane Extra

Smoking rates fall among Queensland teens

Smoking rates among Queensland secondary school students have dropped significantly over the past 12 years, new data…

Obesity on the rise in Australia

Health & Fitness

Obesity on the rise in Australia

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ new National Health Survey smoking and drinking are on the decline…

Smoking set to be banned from bus stops and childcare centres

Brisbane Extra

Smoking set to be banned from bus stops and childcare centres

Childcare centres and organised children’s sporting events as well as bus stops will be off limits to smokers under…

Dreaming of a smoke-free future? Property laws are under review.

Health & Fitness

Dreaming of a smoke-free future? Property laws are under review.

You’re not the only one. Queenslanders living in units, apartments and townhouses rank it as one of their…

Queensland leads world first crackdown on e-cigarettes

Health & Fitness

Queensland leads world first crackdown on e-cigarettes

E-cigarettes will soon be banned from being sold to children, banned from use in indoor or outdoor public places and wil…

Supporting the ‘quitting’ smoker

Health & Fitness

Supporting the ‘quitting’ smoker

We all know it’s hard to give up but Dr Matthew Evans from Psychology Consultants shares some tips to support those…

Smoking woman

Health & Fitness

Where there’s smoke…

Clean air, butt-free beaches, and a cancer free future? Yes, please, writes Katie Clift of the Queensland Cancer Council…

Brisbane women still smoking while pregnant

Health & Fitness

Brisbane women still smoking while pregnant

Smoking while pregnant can cause a range of health complications for both the mother and child, but it’s still…

World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

Health & Fitness

World embraces e-cigarettes except Australia – why?

The e-cigarette has been pushed centre stage to coincide with World No Tobacco Day, with international doctors and polic…

Which unhealthy habit has destroyed Rachael Finch’s face?

Health & Fitness

Which unhealthy habit has destroyed Rachael Finch’s face?

Model and TV personality Rachael Finch has ‘lost’ her beauty to this nasty habit. [caption…

Plain-packaged smokes are helping Aussies to quit

Health & Fitness

Plain-packaged smokes are helping Aussies to quit

Latest research indicates that the government’s initiative for plain-packaged smokes is helping Aussies nation-wide to…

Be realistic about your resolutions

Health & Fitness

Be realistic about your resolutions

We all know we can do better but it’s important to be realistic about your resolutions. Start with small…

Tips to quit smoking

Brisbane Top 20

Tips to quit smoking

If one of your New Year resolutions is to quit smoking then follow these 20 tips and you will have a better chance of…

What is your New Year’s resolution?

Brisbane Extra

What is your New Year’s resolution?

What should you include in your list of New Year resolutions? We have compiled a list of five areas that you could choos…

Obesity and tobacco rates in North Brisbane

City Talk

Obesity and tobacco rates in North Brisbane

National data released this month on obesity rates and tobacco smoking justifies a continued emphasis on local care…