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The Best Way to Quit Smoking Isn't E-Cigs

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a government-convened group of experts, says that if you want to quit smoking, you’re better off with drug-based methods, behavior modification programs or a combination of both—not puffing on e-cigarettes. 336 more words

Expert Panel Unclear on Whether E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit

MONDAY, May 4, 2015 (HealthDay News) — An influential U.S. panel of experts says there’s just not enough data to decide whether or not e-cigarettes can help smokers quit. 357 more words

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Common Causes of COPD

The 5 most common causes of developing COPD are below:

1.    Cigarette smoke. This is by the far the most common reason people get COPD. You can get it from any tobacco products, like cigar and pipe smoke, especially if you breathe in the smoke.  257 more words


4 Ways Smoking Affects Your Health

Brain Become addicted:

Nicotine from cigarettes is as addictive as heroin. Nicotine addiction is hard to beat because it changes your brain. The brain develops extra nicotine receptors to accommodate the large doses of nicotine from tobacco. 131 more words


The new "me" in the next few months.

Almost all mothers-to-be wanted to have a safe pregnancy and a healthy baby. We all wanted to avoid pregnancy complications which could lead our baby to different kinds of health risk. 676 more words


Wednesday 1st April 2015- World Health Organisation: Namibia: Pictorial health warnings on tobacco products from 1st April 2015

‘The Honourable Minister for Health… issued regulations in March 2014 that require pictorial health warnings on tobacco products. Despite tobacco industry attempts to interfere with the implementation of the regulations in Namibia, the Government of Namibia stood firm and successfully introduced pictorial health warning on cigarettes packs. 34 more words