Thousands Of UK Teenagers Are Neglected At Home, Report Says
Tens of thousands of teenagers from the UK are neglected in some way by parents, research says. According to study, as many as three students in every classroom of 14 and 15-year olds may be missing out on parental support.
Unhealthy Lifestyle Blamed For Increase In Mouth Cancer Cases
Mouth cancer cases increased by 68% over the last 20 years. 9 out of 10 cases are due to smoking, drinking and other unhealthy habits.
November 16 Is World COPD Day
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. About 30 million Indians suffer from COPD.
American Cancer Society Offers Help For Smokers Who Want To Quit The Habit
The American Cancer Society is offering help for those smokers who wants to quit their smoking habits. Thursday, November 17th will be a big day for millions of people since it is the 40th annual Great American Smokeout.
The Use Of Common Drugs For Heartburn Now Linked To Developing Stroke, Study Finds
The Use Of Heartburn Drugs Can Contribute To A Person’s Stroke, But What Are The Chances Of Developing The Disease If A Person Takes It Occasionally?
A Glass Of Wine Before Smoking May Prevent Short Term Vascular Damage
Red wine has components which help avert markers of vascular injury. Experts say drinking a glass before smoking can possibly counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels.
Marijuana Use Linked To Weakened Heart Muscles
The use of marijuana is a hot topic on a lot of debates. In the U.S., a few states approved the use of recreational marijuana, but a new study shows it may weaken the heart muscles.
Smoking During Preganancy Can Make Children Obese, Study Reveals
According to a study conducted by researchers, smoking during pregnancy can be a reason for obesity. The study shows that 83.3 percent had a stable non-overweight BMI, while 13.1 percent had moderate increasing BMIs while 2.5 per cent had steeply increasing BMIs.
US Vice President-Elect Mike Pence Does Not Believe That Smoking Kills
In Congress, Pence has made a string of pro-tobacco choices. He also has taken $100,000 in campaign donations from tobacco companies over his political career.
Do Graphic Warnings On Cigarette Packs Really Affect Smokers?
More than 70 countries have implemented the World Health Organization's Framework Convention to include graphic warnings in cigarette boxes.
A Cigarette Pack A Day Causes 150 Lung Cell Mutations
Smoking causes more than six million deaths a year.
Smoking Kills HIV Patients More Than The Actual Virus
Apparently, smoking is a lot more dangerous than the AIDS virus.
Smoking Can Damage Your DNA Permanently, Research Says
The major investigation into major causes of cancer reveals that tobacco smoke mutates DNA and gives rise up to more than a dozen types of tumors.
Smoking: Cause of 30 Percent Of Cancer Deaths In The US
The American Cancer Society, located in Atlanta, Georgia, found that smoking caused 30 percent of cancer deaths in the United States. Smoking is the biggest preventable cause of death from cancer and other diseases around the world.