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Air pollution linked to thousands of deaths

Thousands of lives are being put at grave danger from exposure to pollution emitted from everyday household objects and appliances, according to the findings of a new report. Health problems could be linked to linked to frequently used items such … Continue reading

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Asthma cure only five years away?

Many of the 5.4 million people in Britain suffering with asthma would probably think an outright cure for the lung condition is something that will simply never happen in their lifetime. However, this is exactly what could occur in the … 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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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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Risk of death for female smokers has soared over the years

Research published in today’s The New England Journal of Medicine shows that women who smoke in the present day face a much higher risk of dying from lung cancer and other diseases connected to smoking than they did decades ago … Continue reading

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