Smoking and pregnancy
Find out how quitting smoking will improve your health and give your baby the best start in life.
Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker involuntarily breathes in smoke from other people's cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes.
Your body starts repairing itself as soon as you've smoked your last cigarette. Here is how to quit smoking.
Cigarette substitutes: how safe or effective are the alternatives to tobacco?
Alternatives to cigarettes, such as e-cigarettes (vaping), are available, but just how safe are these smoking substitutes? Can they help you quit?
Quit tobacco and you'll breathe easy
According to the World Health Organization, tobacco products were responsible for 3.3 million lung disease-related deaths worldwide in 2017.
Do face masks protect you from bushfire smoke?
Face masks won’t necessarily protect you from the poor air quality being caused by Australian bushfire smoke. Here's why, and what you can do to protect yourself.
What causes pancreatic cancer?
Find out if your risk of developing pancreatic cancer is higher than average, based on age, diet, lifestyle and previous medical history.
Bushfires and your health
Bushfires and smoke pose health risks, especially to people with certain conditions such as asthma. Learn how to prepare for bushfires, get emergency medication and more.
Emphysema is a progressive lung disease usually caused by cigarette smoking. It causes shortness of breath and coughing. Read more about emphysema symptoms, causes and treatments.
Breastfeeding isn't always easy. You may have some problems, particularly if you're a new mum. Learn more about the problems here and how to overcome them.