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Smoking: what you don’t know

2014-11-14 15:07

So, yes, smoking ups your risk for lung cancer. But cot death? Damaged sperm?

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-11-14 13:04

The tobacco smoke that lingers after a cigarette has been smoked is harmful.

12 tips for cutting down

2014-11-14 13:02

Not ready to quit? Cutting down could make a difference. Here's help.

Prepare for battle

2014-11-14 13:00

Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you have to have a strategy.

Why smoking makes you look old

2014-11-14 12:59

Smoking puts you on a rollercoaster to premature ageing. Here's why.

Why smoking makes you look old

2014-10-28 09:06

It's time to quit. Would it help if you knew smoking puts you on a rollercoaster to premature ageing?

Prepare for battle

2014-09-18 13:46

Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you need to be prepared and to have your tactics worked out beforehand.

Passive smoking

2014-09-18 13:37

The health risks associated with passive smoking are generally less well known than those of direct smoking – but they have been proved beyond a doubt

When you should consider having a baby

2014-06-05 15:55

It's a question that all couples will eventually confront. But when is the right time to actually have a baby?

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-06-04 13:44

With so much focus on second-hand smoke we have, for the large part, overlooked the dangers of third-hand smoke... until now.

10 other reasons to quit smoking

2014-05-30 15:34

You've heard it a million times: Keep smoking and you'll get lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema. But despite all of that, it's difficult to quit.

FAQs about Champix

2014-05-30 15:15

Champix, a prescription drug that reduced the urge to smoke, is the newest tool available to help smokers kick the habit.

Boost the health of your sperm

2014-05-20 15:19

You’d think that with millions of babies being born each day, the average sperm is a pretty healthy swimmer. Not so.

Why smoking makes you look old

2014-05-07 15:43

It's time to quit. Would it help if you knew smoking puts you on a rollercoaster to premature ageing?

Smoking, drinking and using drugs

2014-05-07 15:29

Although smoking, drinking and drugging could be quite acceptable in certain social circles, it should not be forgotten that alcohol, nicotine and mind-altering drugs are harmful substances.

Show that you’re ‘too cool to smoke’

2013-11-07 16:39

As health organisations across the world observe Lung Cancer Awareness Month, Be Cancer Aware, one of South Africa’s cancer information hubs, will be kicking off their second annual “Too cool to smoke” campaign in November.

Female smokers have different stroke profile

2013-08-23 11:30

Female smokers may be at greater risk for a more deadly and less common type of stroke, according to a new study.

Smokers cost employers thousands

2013-06-05 08:27

Staff members who smoke can cost their employer up to R57 000 a year compared to non-smokers, research shows.

 

The lowdown on passive smoking

2014-11-14 13:04

Second-hand smoke contains all the same toxic chemicals as first-hand smoke.

Quit Day and beyond

2014-11-14 13:03

Quit Day is a pretty momentous occasion. It is, quite literally, the start of a new life.

FAQs about Champix

2014-11-14 13:01

Champix is the newest tool available to help smokers kick the habit.

10 other reasons to quit smoking

2014-11-14 13:00

If you're still lighting up, maybe these reasons will give you the motivation you need.

Smoking, drinking and using drugs

2014-11-14 12:49

Smoking, drinking and taking drugs can all lead to premature death.

Smoking: what you don’t know

2014-10-14 14:22

Yes, we know you know: smoking ups risk for lung cancer and heart disease. But cot death? Damaged sperm? Tobacco use is a total onslaught on you and yours.

12 tips for cutting down

2014-09-18 13:44

If you feel you’re not yet ready to quit smoking immediately, cutting down on the amount you smoke may be a step in the right direction.

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-08-07 15:13

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

Quit Day and beyond

2014-06-04 14:01

Quit Day is a pretty momentous occasion. It is, quite literally, the start of a new life.

Passive smoking

2014-06-04 13:42

The health risks associated with passive smoking are generally less well known than those of direct smoking – but they have been proved beyond a doubt

Prepare for battle

2014-05-30 15:16

Giving up smoking is like going into battle: you need to be prepared and to have your tactics worked out beforehand.

12 tips for cutting down

2014-05-30 15:08

If you feel you’re not yet ready to quit smoking immediately, cutting down on the amount you smoke may be a step in the right direction.

12 tips for cutting down

2014-05-07 15:45

If you feel you’re not yet ready to quit smoking immediately, cutting down on the amount you smoke may be a step in the right direction.

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-05-07 15:39

The health risks of secondhand smoke are well-known. However, few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

Do you smoke with kids in the car?

2014-02-24 06:00

Few people realise the devastating effects of secondhand smoke in a car, especially if the passengers are children.

Female smokers have different stroke profile

2013-08-24 05:00

Female smokers may be at greater risk for a more deadly and less common type of stroke, according to a new study.

Tobacco controls will save 7.4 million lives

2013-07-01 08:13

Tobacco control measures put in place in 41 countries between 2007 and 2010 will prevent some 7.4 million premature deaths by 2050

Fire risk: Huge Subaru recall

2013-01-04 11:16

Japanese automaker Subaru is recalling more than a half-million vehicles because of a fire risk. The automaker has been dealing with the issue since 2007...

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