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Evidence shows that the growth of air pollutants – as well as rising temperatures, increased rain and flooding – connect breast cancer with climate change. (Shnutterstock)

As the oceans rise, so do your risks of breast cancer

Most cases of breast cancer are related to environmental causes. When we talk about climate change, we must not forget this part of the story.
Want cleaner air? Stop leaving your car engine running while you’re stopped at lights or waiting for a passenger, and demand better regulations from the government. AAP Image/Dean Lewins

Australia needs stricter rules to curb air pollution, but there’s a lot we could all do now

Australia needs stronger policy aimed at curbing air pollution, but the options currently on the table fall short. For now, we could all aim to drive less and turn off the engine when the car is idle.
No one-off detox regimen will ‘erase’ the effects of the last four weeks’ worth of excess and years’ worth of sluggish lifestyle habits. Vicki/Flickr

Do you really need a detox?

The human body is a comprehensive, self-mending, self-detoxing apparatus that will perform its tasks regardless of whether you're undertaking a rigid detox cure, or a gourmet food and wine marathon.

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