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Smokers warned they are 45% more at risk of dementia

It isn’t the first time the two have been linked together, but more research has shown a clear association between smoking and the onset of dementia. Despite the fact anybody can develop the debilitating disease, research released by the World … Continue reading

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Stanford University halts tobacco sales on campus – will UK Universities follow?

One of the world’s leading Universities is leading by example and clamping down on smoking by banning sale of cigarettes in addition to smoking on campus. Stanford University in California’s Bay Area will force its campus shops to cease the … Continue reading

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Alarming figures show almost one billion smokers on the planet

The earth’s population has more than doubled in the last 50 years, soaring to 7.1 billion according to the United States Census Bureau (USCB). Inevitably, this has impacted the total number of smoker’s around the globe, with estimates showing there … Continue reading

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Grandchildren could develop asthma from their grandmother’s smoking

There are umpteen reasons to quit smoking for good, and it seems that on a daily basis there is yet another story to hit the headlines that highlights more evidence of the massive damage that tobacco does to a person’s … Continue reading

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High blood pressure and obesity among ‘global killers’

Research has revealed the three biggest causes of worldwide premature deaths, and they should not come as a major surprise to anybody. They are high blood pressure, smoking and alcohol abuse – all major health concerns covered in depth by … Continue reading

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