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Step-parents influence teenage smoking behaviour

Smoking by a non-biological parent is as influential as smoking by biological parents in determining whether their teenager smokes, reveal the results of a Cancer Research UK study published in the journal Addiction*.

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Health risks for teens as they swap exercise for slumping on the sofa

Britain’s teenagers are endangering their health by cutting back on exercise and spending more hours watching TV and playing computer games according to a new study by Cancer Research UK

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Teenagers missing out on specialist cancer treatment

Adolescents with cancer are often missing out on the specialist research, treatment and care enjoyed by younger patients, Cancer Research UK and the UK Children’s Cancer Study Group (UKCCSG) warn at a special press briefing.

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Cancer Research UK gets SunSmart with the big screen

Teenagers will be encouraged to be SunSmart during their half-term break thanks to Cancer Research UK and the big screen

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Glasgow kids take care of their health

Glasgow teenagers are showing their elders that they know best when it comes to a healthy lifestyle.

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