Smoking is the leading contributor to the burden of disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, and there is considerable potential for change.
Understanding the epidemic stage may provide insight into probable trends in smoking-attributable mortality, and inform program and policy development....
Factors influencing obesity are not confined to the health portfolio, argues this paper. Instead the factors occur across portfolios including housing, education, employment, social welfare and community development.
What is the problem?
Obesity rates are higher among Indigenous,...