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  1. Cadmium

    Low-level exposure to cadmium over a long period of time may cause health effects because cadmium can accumulate in the body.

  2. Caesarean section

    A caesarean section is usually performed when it is safer for the mother or the baby than a vaginal birth.

  3. Caffeine

    Caffeine is a stimulant that acts on the brain and nervous system.

  4. Caitlin and Liam's story (video)

    Find out how important you and your child's immunisation is to the most vulnerable members in our community.

  5. Calcium

    If you don’t have enough calcium in your diet, your bones will eventually become weak and brittle.

  6. Calling an ambulance

    In a medical emergency, call triple zero (000) for assistance.

  7. Can you do with some recipe inspiration?

    Having trouble working out what to eat if you’re vegan, vegetarian or fasting?

  8. Cancer

    Cancer grows when normal body cells multiply in an uncontrolled way. Cancer can affect any part of the body. Some cancers can be treated. Cancer screening tests can help detect some cancers early.

  9. Cancer - exercise to help you cope

    People with cancer should be as physically active as their abilities and condition allow.

  10. Cancer and asbestos

    Long-term exposure to asbestos is a cause of lung cancer and other serious illnesses.