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Wellness 18 Jul 2018 | 3:30 PM

Princess Dina Mired of Jordan wants to improve global cancer control in her new role

Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, president-elect of the Union for International Cancer Control, is determined to push for equity in cancer control worldwide.

Wellness 22 Aug 2016 | 6:59 AM

Brain bleeding cases reduced as more people stop smoking

Researchers may have found a link between a type of brain bleeding that leads to stroke and smoking cessation.

Wellness 18 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

This tiny kampung did what authorities couldn't – ban smoking completely

A tiny village in Indonesia is standing up against smoking. Succeeding where government initiatives failed, smoking in here is completely prohibited.

Family 15 Mar 2016 | 7:00 AM

Nagging your partner to stop smoking doesn't work

Being emotionally supportive when your spouse wants to quit smoking may improve their chances of giving up the bad habit.

Mind 07 Nov 2015 | 7:00 AM

Campaigns that aim to shame smokers won't work

Anti-smoking campaigns that stigmatise smokers and uses negative stereotypes are not going to help smokers quit the habit.

Arts 05 Aug 2015 | 7:00 AM

Melbourne Comedy Fest: Toilet jokes, raunchy mums

The recently concluded Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow at PJ Live Arts gave our reviewer a belly full of laughter.

Wellness 09 Jul 2015 | 7:00 AM

China gets tough: High fines and public shaming for smoking

China's capital seeks to snuff out smoking in indoor public places with a new ban, unprecedented fines and a hotline to report offenders, but enforcement is doubtful in one of the world’s most tobacco-addicted countries.

Wellness 31 May 2015 | 7:00 AM

National Cancer Society Malaysia supports smoking ban

Society supports proposed ban on smoking in public areas.

Wellness 27 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM

Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

The threat remains as smoking’s malevolent presence hangs about despite fewer number of smokers in the US.