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Latest Health effects of tobacco Stories

2012-04-20 12:44:29

The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" smokers.

2012-04-20 12:39:04

A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke.

2012-04-07 23:00:37

Innokin recommends e cigarettes to smokers and says: "By purchasing just one e-cig, smokers can take the steps to eliminate harmful toxins of tobacco smoking and start saving money automatically.”

2012-03-29 02:36:04

More than half of all cancer is preventable, and society has the knowledge to act on this information today.

2012-03-28 23:03:12

World’s number one quit smoking site releases "Quitting Smoking Timeline" video emphasizing the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body quickly restores itself to health.

2012-03-24 04:34:38

A major research trial to test the effectiveness of extra support for smokers calling an NHS quitline - on top of what is already offered by the service - has found the additional help does not improve success rates for quitting the habit.

2012-03-22 11:11:20

More than 75 percent of fourth-graders in urban and rural settings have measurable levels of a nicotine breakdown product in their saliva that documents their second-hand smoke exposure.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.