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INFOGRAPHIC: The Facts About Smoking
Many people start smoking out of peer pressure or stress. Although most of us have been educated on the dangers of smoking while in school, it was more of a basic lesson that did not go in-depth. Here is a helpful infographic that lists the facts about smoking.
INFOGRAPHIC: Stop Smoking Statistics
Many smokers want to quit cigarette smoking, but they either don’t have the drive or the discipline to follow through. Here are some statistics that will put things into perspective and may help you in your journey to quit.
Who Really Should Get Screened for Lung Cancer
In 2013, U.S. health professionals recommended annual lung cancer screenings for adults aged between 55 to 80 who had a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke, or have quit within the past 15 years. This recommendation was based on a study conducted in 2011 called The National Lung Screening Trial (NLST). The NLST found that […]
Smokers Have a 72% Chance of Getting Deadly Lung Disease
A new study has revealed that some smokers have a 72% chance of being diagnosed with a deadly lung disease. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), such as bronchitis or emphysema, is mainly caused by smoking, air pollution and exposure to dust and chemicals at work. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has predicted that this will […]
What’s The Risk of Lung Cancer After You Quit Smoking?
We all know the risks of smoking and how cancer and cigarettes are directly related. John Hopkins medical has reported that 85 percent of lung cancer cases are smoking-related. But are you still at risk if you quit smoking long ago? The answer to the above question is yes. Research has shown that even after […]
Ibuprofen May Reduce Smokers’ Risk of Lung Cancer
Ibuprofen is known globally as a medication that is commonly used to reduce pain and inflammation. Now, a new study has revealed that the drug may be able to reduce the risk of death from lung cancer among former and current smokers. The study was led by Dr Marisa Bittoni, of The Ohio State University, and […]
10 Tips to Quit Smoking
Quitting smoking is one of the most difficult things a person can attempt. However, keep in mind that it will be a decision that will impact your life in the best way possible. Here are some tips that will help you on your journey to a healthier life. Tips to Quit Find your reason. Finding […]
10 Reasons to Quit Smoking
Anyone who smokes would have suffered their fair share of nagging from family and friends begging them to quit. Almost every smoker is aware of the long-term risks of smoking. He or she knows that smoking can cause heart diseases, lung diseases, stroke, bronchitis, and even cancer. However, knowing these risks may not be enough […]