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Cigarette substitutes: how safe or effective are the alternatives to tobacco?
Alternatives to cigarettes, such as e-cigarettes (vaping), are available, but just how safe are these smoking substitutes? Can they help you quit?
E-cigarettes (vaping) are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. Vaping has been linked to serious health problems.
Your body starts repairing itself as soon as you've smoked your last cigarette. Here is how to quit smoking.
Smoking and pregnancy
Find out how quitting smoking will improve your health and give your baby the best start in life.
Quit tobacco and you'll breathe easy
According to the World Health Organization, tobacco products were responsible for 3.3 million lung disease-related deaths worldwide in 2017.
Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker involuntarily breathes in smoke from other people's cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes.
What causes pancreatic cancer?
Find out if your risk of developing pancreatic cancer is higher than average, based on age, diet, lifestyle and previous medical history.
Emphysema is a progressive lung disease usually caused by cigarette smoking. It causes shortness of breath and coughing.
If you become suddenly aware of your heartbeat, especially if it’s faster or harder, you could be having palpitations. Learn how to spot the signs.
Melatonin is a hormone produced in the brain. It controls the body’s night and day cycles. Learn more here, including how melatonin levels can be adjusted.