Trusted information about passive smoking from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on living with a smoker.
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.
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.
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.
Lung cancer prevention
Information on how to prevent lung cancer and stay healthy. Plus links to trusted resources.
What causes pancreatic cancer?
Trusted information on the causes of pancreatic cancer, the risk factors that increase your chances of developing it, and what to do to minimise those risks.
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.
There are vaccines which reduce the risk of getting pneumonia. Learn why vaccination is recommended as a prevention for people in at risk groups.