Cancer Rates In Women Set To Rise In The Next 20 Years
A new study predicts the that cancer rates in women will rise six times faster than men. Highlighted as reason for the increased risks are obesity, smoking, and drinking as more women practice unhealthy lifestyles.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Should Be Smoke-Free, Campaigners Urge Japan
It's still years before the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, but campaigners are already asking the host country to ban smoking from restaurants and bars. Tokyo is dubbed as the "smoker’s paradise" because smokers can just light up in most Tokyo bars, restaurants, and cafes.
Oh No! Psoriasis May Lead To Fracture Risk, New Study Says; But Why? Details Inside
Double jeopardy is real! Considering that psoriasis is indeed a disease that brings discomfort to its victims, how is it associated with fracture risk? What factor links these two? Is there something that a victim can do to stop the condition from getting worse? Here's what health professionals have to say.
American Lung Association Gives Failing Grades In Tobacco Control To Some States
Arkansas, Missouri, and New Jersey are just some of the states who flunk the American Lung Association tobacco control tests. Each state is graded in five categories which indicate their effort in saving people from dying due to smoking-related issues.
Nicotine And Schizophrenia: How Smoking Normalizes Genetically-Induced Brain Impairments
Researchers observed that people with schizophrenia smoke to alleviate the deficit symptoms. They suggest that nicotine may directly impact in restoring the brain's normal activity in people suffering from psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia.
Stop Smoking Services Help Smokers Improve Their Mental Health
A study shows that people who seek help from stop smoking services report a boost in mental health and are more consistent in quitting the habit. Depression and smoking have been previously linked, with quitting smoking decreasing symptoms of depression.
Smoking Costs 6 Million Deaths, 1$ Trillion Expenses Annually; According To Reports
Smoking kills— this is not a cliche for nothing. About 6 million people have died in a year because of smoking. In fact, sources report that $1 trillion have already been spent all over the world for health care and productivity loss.
Social Media Addiction: Studies Find It Is As Bad As Smoking
A new study finds that people are more bothered with social media addiction than smoking. Both ruin relationhips, cost money and time, and are bad for coping mechanisms.
E-Cigarette Explosions Due For Investigation On FDA Workshop
A workshop will be held by FDA for the investigation of e-cigarette explosions.
Pregnancy and Smoking: Alarming High Rates Despite Anti-Smoking Campaigns
A recent study shows that pregnancy and smoking remains prevalent in New Zealand. Pregnant smokers are more prone to relieve stress through smoking making them more challenging to convince to stop smoking than younger people.
Quit Smoking Tips: How To Do It The Natural Way
A large portion of the population right now need these quit smoking tips. Find out how you can cut down and eventually lose the craving to smoke through natural ways.
Smoking Can Destroy You And Your Pet Animal
Smoking is hazardous to human health, but it can be harmful to pets as well. It's not just dogs and cats that can be harmed by cigarette smoke, but all animals that breathe in secondhand smoke.
Think Just One Cigarette A Day Is Harmless? Think Again
There is no safe level of smoking. The study found that people who were light smokers but quit are associated with a lesser risk of dying early compared to those who remained to be light smokers.
Smoking Ban In Cars With Child Passengers To Come Into Force In Scotland
Speaking on BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland program, Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell said the "poisonous chemicals in second-hand smoke" were particularly dangerous to children. That is why it is ban to smoke in cars with children.