Study Finds Teenage Girls Who Smoke Develop Larger Waistlines

Sep 16, 2014 by

Many young girls smoke thinking that it helps to keep them slim. It is thus very ironic that, in a study carried out by the Department...

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Surgeon General’s Report Suggests Smoking Harms Health Even More Than Most...

Jan 20, 2014 by

The detrimental effects of smoking on health are usually associated with lung cancer and other respiratory ailments. However, the...

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Children’s Health Harmed by Media Exposure

Sep 5, 2009 by

Our exposure to mass media today is immense, almost to a frightening level. And, without realizing it, we are being brainwashed every...

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PMS Risk Raised By Smoking

Sep 2, 2009 by

Among the many harmful lifestyle, dietary and environmental factors which do damage to one’s health, smoking is probably top of...

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Prevent Cataracts and Age-Related Macular Degeneration – Exercise and Othe...

Jun 14, 2009 by

In one’s latter years, degeneration of eye health is almost taken to be a given. But there are simple and important steps we can...

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Being Overweight May Shorten Life; Effects May Be as Bad as Smoking

Jun 14, 2009 by

Smoking has already emerged has one of the major killers in the world today. Evidence, though, is growing that excess body weight is...

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How to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – 3 Tips from Recent Studies

Apr 7, 2009 by

Are you wondering how to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease? This condition tends to hit older or elderly persons. But it is not an...

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Osteoporosis Hip Fractures – How To Prevent and Reduce Their Occurrence

Mar 10, 2009 by

Osteoporosis, thanks to degenerate dietary and lifestyle habits, is a growing problem in developed nations. It also follows that...

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Prevention of Stroke – Suggested Lifestyle and Dietary Habits

Mar 3, 2009 by

The best strategy for the prevention of strokes must surely be to live a healthy lifestyle. Stroke is pretty much the brain version...

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Negative Effects of Smoking Affect All Social Classes

Feb 19, 2009 by

We all know that smoking increases one’s likelihood of getting a host of serious diseases, and that it shortens lives. What a...

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Religion Linked to Longer Life

Feb 4, 2009 by

Religion – there is possibly no other topic which can evoke as much discussion and debate as it. And a recent study, termed the...

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Smoking During Pregnancy Increases Children’s Risk of Cancer In Future

Jan 15, 2009 by

Pregnant woman who smoke are increasing the risk of their children getting serious cancer later in life. This was revealed in a study...

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Smoking Linked to Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk

Jan 13, 2009 by

A study carried out in Italy has revealed that smoking increases the risk of getting colorectal cancer by about 18%, as well as of...

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Smoking and Drinking Alcohol Linked To Increased Risk of Esophageal Cancer and S...

Jan 13, 2009 by

A long-term study conducted by Dutch researchers has linked smoking and drinking to three subtypes of esophageal and stomach...

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Public Smoking Bans Could Reduce Overall Heart Attack Rates; Dangers of Second-H...

Jan 7, 2009 by

On 1 July 2003, Pueblo, Colo banned cigarette smoking in work venues as well as other indoor public places. Three years after the...

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Third-Hand Smoke Poses Health Dangers Too, Especially for Children

Jan 7, 2009 by

We have all heard of first-hand smoke and second-hand smoke. But have you heard of third-hand smoke? Quite honestly, I hadn’t, until...

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Smoking Increases Risk of Bladder Cancer

Dec 30, 2008 by

Smoking plays a huge part in causing lung cancer and other respiratory problems – this is common knowledge. But it also greatly...

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Heart Health Negatively Affected By Undesirable Lifestyle Habits Arising From St...

Dec 26, 2008 by

A recent study at the University College London has found that stress raises the risk of heart problems, including heart attack, by...

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Lower Income Groups Found To Be Less Healthy

Dec 26, 2008 by

A study in Edmonton, Canada has found that those in the lower income group are of generally poorer health. The study, released by...

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Divorcees Found To Have Lower Life Expectancy

Dec 21, 2008 by

Divorce can take its toll on one’s mental and emotional state. Not just that, apparently – it seems our physical health will also...

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Study Reveals ‘Formula’ for Older Folks to ‘Thrive’

Nov 23, 2008 by

A study published in the October issue of Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences has revealed a certain “formula” for older...

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