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13 Jan
It has come to that time of the New Year when most people make resolutions to drop some ‘bad’ habits and adopt healthy ones. Unfortunately, reports have shown that most people
4 Nov 2021
Globally, over 1.3 billion people engage in cigarette smoking. From this figure, Nigeria accounts for 14 per cent of adult smokers, a development that has heightened serious concern
2 Aug 2021
US comedian and actress Kathy Griffin revealed on Monday that she has been diagnosed with lung cancer despite having never smoked before. "I've got to tell you guys something. I have cancer. I'm about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed. Yes, I have lung cancer even though I’ve never…
7 Jun 2021
Worried about the health implications and disease burden associated with smoking tobacco, medical experts have made recommendations on how to quit the habit.
3 Jun 2021
Five councils in England have banned smoking outside pubs, cafes, and restaurants with others now considering joining them as the Government tries to make the country smoke-free within the next decade. Newcastle City Council, Manchester City Council, Durham County Council, Northumberland County Council and North Tyneside Council have all banned smoking on the pavements where…
7 Jan 2021
A great sex life does not happen by chance or magic, it takes conscious effort. And that effort includes having a healthy lifestyle that improves not just your overall health but also your sexual health. According to a study published in Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology in 2020, an unhealthy lifestyle contributes to the development of…
5 Jun 2020
A group of foreign experts has criticised the World Health Organisation (WHO) for “its backwards-looking approach to innovation and new technology...
16 Feb 2020
Rima settles in a chair at an upscale Riyadh cafe, looks around carefully, and seeing no one she recognises, drags on her electronic cigarette and exhales a cloud of smoke.
24 Jan 2020
Smoking trendy hookah pipes (shisha) may increase your risk of a heart attack or strokes by causing deadly blood clots, scientists fear.
17 Sep 2019
Researchers already know that excess body fat can increase the risk of diabetes, but a new study shows that one form of fat, in particular — the “invisible” one that accumulates around organs and intestines — can heighten this risk more than seven times, at least in women.
12 Sep 2019
Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer. There are usually no signs or symptoms in the early stages, but many people with the condition eventually develop symptoms...
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2 Aug 2019
Cigarette smoking is considered a major health hazard with several warnings about smokers being liable to die young. However, while smoking is not a healthy habit, there are several other risks behaviours and factors that scientists have identified as being more dangerous than smoking. From people's growing preference for sedentary, isolated lifestyles to beauty habits,…

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