Category Archives: Smoking

Over 1 Million People in the UK Quit Smoking during COVID-19 Pandemic

It is believed that in excess of 1 million people have managed to successfully quit smoking since the COVID pandemic struck Britain earlier in the year, according to a new study. Research led by the charity Action on Smoking and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus – Advice for Asthma Sufferers and Smokers

If you are reading this, you will of course already be well aware about coronavirus (COVID-19) and its devastating impact upon the world. With the UK and many other countries in varying degrees of lockdown, it is impossible to not … Continue reading

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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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