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Secondhand smoke could impair childhood kidney function

Whilst many teenagers may believe that smoking cigarettes will improve their popularity amongst friends and gain them misguided admiration in the playground, they should also be aware of the damage that cigarettes do to their adolescent bodies after a study … Continue reading

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Many parents smoke inside the car and damage their child’s health

A new study that has been released online and due to appear in the December 2012 issue of ‘Pediatrics’ has revealed that parents will often carelessly expose their children to tobacco smoke in their cars. This is even happening when … Continue reading

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German researchers claim heavy drinking can kill you sooner than smoking

According to experts in Germany, heavy boozing can send you to an early grave and ‘kills you quicker than smoking’ they say. In particularly, women who drink heavily are at a much greater risk of a premature death in comparison … Continue reading

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Don’t be passive about smoking: The dangers of secondhand smoking

Secondhand smoking (SHS) may be also described as ‘passive’ or ‘involuntary’ smoking, as it occurs when somebody breathes in another person’s cigarette smoke. SHS causes many of the same conditions and diseases that direct smoking can result in, including cardiovascular disease, lung cancer, a brain tumour, asthma, dementia and numerous other problems. Continue reading

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