Trusted information about passive smoking from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on living with a smoker.
Your heart doesn't love tobacco smoke
This World No Tobacco Day, May 31, smokers are being urged to quit - even if just for 24 hours - as tobacco contributes to more than 1 in 10 heart disease deaths.
Quit smoking – stop making excuses
Too late to quit smoking? Are you worried about putting on weight? This article lists excuses that smokers use to delay quitting, and provides tips on how to overcome them.
What causes emphysema?
Trusted information about what causes emphysema.
What causes leukaemia?
Trusted information on what causes leukaemia including abnormal genes, risk factors like life style choices and smoking, plus links to trusted resources.
E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. If you use an e-cigarette, you exhale vapour that looks like smoke. Learn more about 'vaping' here.
What causes lung cancer?
Information on what causes lung cancer and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.
Asthma symptoms include a cough, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. Learn about the causes, symptoms - and the treatments - here.
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.