A decade of Jacob Zuma has made South Africans more desperate but also more wary of politics and receptive to Siya Kolisi's brand of sincere, lived-in pragmatism, writes Cecelia Balfour.
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A new study points out that further research is needed to find out why COPD is increasing among non-smokers.
Philip Morris International, known for being the owners of Marlboro cigarettes, took a decision to change its strategy to manufacture and sell smoke-free products, essentially putting an end to cigarettes in the future. SA CEO Marcelo Nico shares why this global vision is something close to home.
Men who smoke have a greater risk for osteoporosis than other men and even female smokers, a recent study finds.
Chronic non-communicable diseases like lung cancer, stroke, heart disease and diabetes are killing millions of Chinese every year and the WHO is calling for action.
Timing attempts to quit smoking around certain points in women's menstrual cycle may increase their chances of success.
A combination of counselling and medication greatly increases smokers' chances of quitting, according to new research.
For the first time, less than 20 percent of Japanese adults smoke – the lowest rate since the survey started.
The two big risk factors for abdominal aortic aneurysm are smoking or having ever smoked, and being a man.
A study found that cellphone text messages give smokers the constant reminders they need to stay focused on quitting.
Older cigarette smokers who kick the habit may be able to reduce their risk of dying from heart-related problems far faster than previously believed.
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Three tobacco firms say they would appeal a Canadian court ruling that awarded more than $11.98bn in damages to Quebec smokers in two related class action cases.
Pamela Simpson weighs in on why we shouldn't point fingers in times of disaster and chaos.
According to research, most smokers who try to give up tobacco fail within the first week, so matching them to the best treatment is essential.
A survey done in England suggests that the use of electronic cigarettes is not a gateway into smoking.
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
Setback for anti-smoking efforts: Big Tobacco in Indonesia ignores deadline for graphic warnings on cigarettes.
Smokers who light up directly after waking might face higher odds for lung cancer, according to a study.
Implementing new screening guidelines for lung cancer would detect many easily curable early stage cases, but the costs might be prohibitive.
Teens of a parent who smoked, even before the child was born, are more likely to smoke than children of non-smokers, a new study suggests.
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