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Trying to Quit Smoking? Try Eating More Fruits and Vegetables

A Study finds that smokers who consume plenty of fruits and vegetables are three times more likely to quit If you’re trying to quit smoking, eating more fruits and vegetables may help you quit and stay tobacco-free for longer, according to a new study published online by University at Buffalo public health researchers. The paper, […]

Irish Smokers amongst youngest in Europe to start habit

Irish teens begin smoking earlier that their European peers– taking their first puff when they are just 16. A new Euro-barometer on attitudes towards tobacco showed the European average age for starting smoking is 17-and-a-half years. Smoking is also a little more common in Ireland than the EU as a whole, with 29pc of the […]

Smokers Who Quit Are Happier

Not only does their health improve, but people who quit smoking get a boost in their quality of life. “Quitting is hard, but if you can actually do it, there are a lot of benefits that you might not have thought about,” said Megan E. Piper, an assistant professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin […]

How to help overcome the ‘hand-to-mouth’ habit that makes it more difficult for smokers to quit.

A new approach to smoking cessation has revealed that it can help overcome the ‘hand-to-mouth’ habit that makes it more difficult for smokers to quit. A survey of 353 UK smokers aged 35+ commissioned by nicotine free non-prescription smoking cessation aid NicoBloc, reports that 71% of the UK smokers questioned said they missed having something […]

Pill to quit smoking increases risk of heart attack by 72 pc

A Johns Hopkins study led by an Indian origin scientist has suggested that healthy, middle-aged smokers who take the most popular anti-smoking drug on the market have a 72 per cent increased risk of being hospitalized with a heart attack or other serious heart problems compared to those taking a placebo. “People want to quit […]

Quitting Smoking – The Benefits Of Stopping The Addiction

Smoking is one of the biggest causes of heart disease and lung cancer. If you know what smoking can do to your body it should give you a bigger reason of why you should kick the habit. Most smokers understand that smoking is bad for their health. However, quitting smoking is something that a lot […]

New Yorkers to be protected from secondhand smoking

A new law in New York City bans smoking in 43 square miles of parks, public plazas, beaches, and boardwalks in the city. The law, which took effect Monday with a $50 fine attached, aims to protect New Yorkers from secondhand smoking in often elbow-to-elbow environments. But some health specialists question whether the smoke poses […]