Category Archives: Life Style

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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Coping with Hay Fever and Asthma during the Coronavirus Pandemic

It is officially springtime in Britain and this means warm and sunny weather. Great for most, but havoc perhaps for 13 million people across the UK suffering with hay fever. Those who have hay fever will typically experience one of … 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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