Brief advice has been shown to be a straightforward and inexpensive approach to promoting and maintaining smoking cessation.REF
Brief advice can improve short-term dietary behaviours.REF
Brief advice is proven to be successful in addressing hazardous and harmful drinking in adults.REF
Brief advice is a cost-effective way to increase activity levels among adults.REF
Brief advice is recommended as an approach to building health literacy in the community.
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