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Graphic ad campaign could shock smokers into quitting

The New Year is just four days away and with a New Year comes fresh determination to make positive changes in our lives as we are on the brink of New Year’s Eve – usually in the form of New … Continue reading

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Just one cigarette a day doubles the risk of sudden death in women

Previously it was thought that heavy smokers are most at risk from such health problems as heart disease, cancer, etc. However, a new study has emerged showing that women who smoke just a single cigarette each day and believe they … Continue reading

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Scotland aims to become a completely smoke-free country

Perhaps David Cameron’s coalition government could take the lead from Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and his Scottish National Party as the latter and his SNP have set themselves the bold target of making Scotland a smoke-free country. Plans were … 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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Studies show that children are at a significant risk of developing lung conditions from tobacco smoke exposure

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Nottingham has found that children are at least 20% more probable to develop asthma or experience episodes of wheezing if they are subjected to tobacco smoke. This includes before birth … Continue reading

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