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.
As soon as you quit smoking, your body starts to repair itself — and there are other benefits of giving up too, including for others. Find out how to quit here.
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.
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.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy (SUDI) is a term used to describe the sudden and unexpected death of a baby.
Breastfeeding is not always easy. You may have some problems, particularly if you are a new mum. It is a learned art — don’t worry, most problems can be overcome.