Category Archives: Smoking

Halfway into Stoptober 2019 as Smokers around the UK Ditch the Cigs

With just over two weeks into the annual anti-smoking campaign Stoptober, Medical Specialists would like to know just how many of you are planning to attempt to last the full 28 days this October? You may also wonder why 28 … Continue reading

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The Plan to Make England Smokefree by 2030

The UK Government published its vision to put “prevention at the heart of our nation’s health”, recognising the importance of preventing cancer amongst other long-term health conditions. Smoking causes nearly 1 in 5 cancer cases and more than 1 in 4 cancer deaths each … Continue reading

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Obesity Set to Overtake Smoking As Biggest Cancer Cause

New research suggests that one in ten new female cancer cases will be caused by excess weight by 2035, and this is only 2,000 less than tobacco currently. Therefore, it is worth considering the serious dangers of both obesity and … Continue reading

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Stoptober 2018 – Why Should You Quit Smoking? Read On…

We are less than 3 weeks until the beginning of the annual Public Health England (PHE) stop smoking campaign ‘Stoptober’. The campaign kicks off each year on 1 October and runs for a total of 28 days, coming to a … Continue reading

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Smoking May Actually Cause Weight GAIN!

Many people that smoke have carried on through their life without wanting to stop smoking on fear of gaining weight. Indeed, a long popular belief from smokers is that the moment they ditch the cigarettes, they will instantly balloon. Slim … Continue reading

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