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This article was originally published in the Sunday Herald Sun on January 15, 2023. Authored by Dr Sandro Demaio   In early December 2022, a 12 year old boy called a Victorian health...
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10 Apr 2023
Tobacco smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Victoria. It costs 4000 lives and $5 billion each and every year. World-leading innovation – led by VicHealth...
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30 Nov 2016
Using nicotine during this critical period of brain development can cause problems in the short and long-term. These problems can include issues with attention, concentration, learning, memory, impulse control, emotional regulation and mood.
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10 May 2024
Artwork by Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022
VicHealth acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land. We pay our respects to all Elders past, present and future.
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Artwork Credit: Dexx (Gunditjmara/Boon Wurrung) ‘Mobs Coming Together’ 2022, acrylic on canvas. Learn more about this artwork.