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Secondhand smoke linked to 30% increased stroke risk

Think just because you do not smoke that you are safe from the thousands of toxic chemicals contained in cigarettes?…Think again. Non-smokers who are regularly in the company of people lighting-up, may still be ingesting all those dangerous fumes and … Continue reading

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Medical Specialists® Pharmacy offer 6 tips for a healthy heart for National Heart Month

With Valentine’s Day less than two weeks away, the second month of the year often causes pandemonium as couples all around the world, more than at any other time, use all the love in their heart’s to make that extra … Continue reading

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Bristol bans smoking in certain public places

Bristol yesterday became the first UK city to introduce a new pilot scheme that has banned smoking in certain public places. The voluntary smoking ban is being trialled at two of the city’s busiest outdoor areas.  Millennium and Anchor Squares … Continue reading

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Cigarettes more lethal now than they were 50 years ago

Underhand tactics carried out by cigarette companies have resulted in cigarettes being both more deadly and more addictive than they were half a century ago, according to a leading charity. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have released an incredible 42-page … Continue reading

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Smoking in cars with children present to be banned

Smoking in cars in which children are present will be made a criminal offence in England after MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of introducing the ban by 269 votes, meaning Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been given the power to … Continue reading

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