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    General Health Why Quitting Smoking Won’t Completely Eliminate Lung Cancer Deaths – Verywell Health

    There are many reasons why quitting smoking won’t eliminate lung cancer deaths, and this is an important point to make when some organizations focus "lung cancer awareness" efforts on smoking cessation. Information about smoking cessation is presented year-round, but does little for the vast...
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    General Health Smoking ‘damages eyes as well as lungs’ – BBC News

    Millions of people in the UK are putting their sight at risk by continuing to smoke, warn specialists. Despite the clear connection, only one in five people recognise that smoking can lead to blindness, a poll for the Association of Optometrists (AOP) finds. … Read more via BBC News –...
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    General Health Can Weed Affect Women Differently? – FLARE

    Cannabis is said to cure a lot of what ails us—from period cramps to bad sex—but research for weed’s effects on women is still lacking. Read more via “sexual health” – Google News
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    General Health ‘Tobacco vendors targeting children’ – The Hindu – Health

    Study finds them adopting tactics like selling candy and loose cigarettes. A survey of points of sale around schools in three cities of the State found that 88% of tobacco vendors sold eatables such as candy and chips to attract children/youth to their shops. Only four of the 34 points of sale...
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    Video These 5 Common Habits Could Be Slowly Killing You - Science alert

    Bad habits are tough to break. Even when they're truly detrimental to your health, certain activities can be difficult to give up. Whether it's smoking, regularly indulging in sugary beverages, or binge drinking, there are a handful of practices that experts have linked to an early death. Before...
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    General Health Five ways to quit smoking – Medical News Today

    Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke-free can help you to take the leap. We have put together some effective ways for you to stop smoking today. Quitting smoking can be … Read more via Medical News...
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    General Health The effect of smoking on life span – Medical News Today

    There is no doubt that smoking can have serious consequences for a person’s health, but just how much effect can it have on your life expectancy? We take a look at some stats… Researchers at ‘Action on Smoking and Health’ have reported that a 30-year-old smoker can expect … Read more via...
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    General Health Five ways to quit smoking – Medical News Today

    Deciding that you are now ready to quit smoking is only half the battle. Knowing where to start on your path to becoming smoke-free can help you to take the leap. We have put together some effective ways for you to stop smoking today. Quitting smoking can be tough, … Read more via Medical...
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    General Health No, Sitting Isn’t as Bad as Smoking a Cigarette – Healthline

    But being an active nonsmoker is still the best option. Sitting isn’t expected to cause as many health problems as smoking. Thanks to social media, popular headlines can make headway across the globe in a matter of hours, like ones claiming that sitting is as bad … Read more via...
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    General Health ‘Smoking, Excessive Alcohol Intake Can Cause Eye Problem’ – Thisdaylive

    …As WAPCO gives free eye treatment to Ajido community The Chief Executive Officer, Apple Green Consult, Tony Onwugbaramuko has stated that smoking, excessive intake of alcohol, and frequent exposure to light are risk factors for vision impairment. He said for Nigerians to maintain good vision...
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    General Health Not Exercising Is Worse For Your Health Than Smoking – AskMen

    Want a good scare before Halloween? Check out the results of this study. Usually, it's smoking that gets you a scolding when you visit your doctor, but this new JAMA study argues that not exercising should be classified as a disease in and of itself. Read more via AskMen
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    General Health Why pregnant and nursing mothers shouldn’t smoke marijuana – Harvard Health Blog

    As more states legalize marijuana, the number of pregnant women who smoke marijuana is rising — and this could be really bad for babies. In 2002, 2.3% of pregnant women used marijuana. In 2014, that number was up to 3.84%, a rise of two-thirds. To make matters worse, the amount of...
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    General Health This Video Will Most Probably Help You Quit Smoking – Askmen India

    We’re not going to talk about the harmful effects of smoking. You know it. We know it. Effing Google even knows about it. It’s no longer a mystery. Despite the constant awareness about the consequences of smoking every day, people still continue to do the same. But what we … Read more via...
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    General Health 5 Things That Are Almost as Deadly as Smoking, According to Science – ScienceAlert

    Cigarette smoking, one of the least healthy habits out there, is quickly disappearing in the United States. The rate of American adults who smoke has declined from 42 percent in 1965 to 15 percent in 2015. However, there are a number of risk factors taking its place, many of which … Read...
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    General Health 25 Facts About Smoking That Will Disturb You – Verywell Mind

    If you are still on the fence when it comes to quitting cigarettes, think again. While you may think that it’s an issue you can deal with later, the current evidence suggests that time is not on your side. While you should always approach smoking cessation as a positive … Read more via...
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    Metro Police to Arrest People Making Call at Filling Stations

    The police have said that making phone calls at filling stations is a criminal offence which could land the offender in jail. The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, stated that an offender could be prosecuted and jailed for attempted arson. He noted that police officers have the...
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    Smoking: 13 Ways It Damages Your Health And Kills You

    Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Some of these harmful effects are immediate. There is no safe way to smoke. Cigarettes contain about 600 ingredients. When they burn, they generate more than 7,000 chemicals, according to the American Lung Association. Many of those chemicals are...
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    Recurrent sore throat is caused mainly by viruses and bacteria that get into the upper respiratory tract. In is highly contagious and it is contacted via respiratory droplets of an infected person. Sore throat gives a burning, itchy and scratching sensation of the throat. Sore throat caused by...