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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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E-cigarettes described as life-savers – but how safe are they?

Scientists say that if all the smokers around the world converted to using e-cigarettes instead of smoking regular tobacco cigarettes, millions of deaths could be avoided. According to public health charity Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), smoking is responsible … Continue reading

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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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