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Passive smoking

Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker involuntarily breathes in smoke from other people's cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars or pipes.

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Quitting smoking

Your body starts repairing itself as soon as you've smoked your last cigarette. Here are 7 excuses smokers use to delay quitting, and how to overcome them.

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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?

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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.

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E-cigarettes (vaping)

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.

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Lung cancer prevention

Not smoking is the most effective way to avoid getting lung cancer. Find out about preventing lung cancer.

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Emphysema

Emphysema is a progressive lung disease usually caused by cigarette smoking. It causes shortness of breath and coughing.

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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.

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Peripheral vascular disease treament

Lifestyle changes and medicines are the main types of treatment used in the management of peripheral vascular disease (PVD). Find out about treatment options for PVD.

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Ear infection

Ear infections are common and children are most often affected by this condition. Ear infections can be made worse by getting water in your ears, smoking or breathing in someone else's smoke.

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