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Passive smoking and vaping

Passive smoke and vapour can damage your health if you breathe it in, especially for babies, children and pregnant women. Learn about the risks.

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Smoking and pregnancy

Find out how smoking affects your fertility and pregnancy, and why quitting smoking will improve your health and give your baby the best start in life.

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Medicines to treat nicotine dependence

Learn how over the counter and prescription medicines, along with professional quit smoking services, can help you to quit smoking.

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Quitting smoking and vaping

Quitting smoking and vaping will improve your health and reduce any health risks, such as cancer. Learn about the different methods like NRT.

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How to talk to your kids about vaping

1 in 5 people aged 18–24 years (non-smokers) have tried vapes. Learn the facts about vaping and how to talk to your kids it.

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Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications

Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.

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Vaping

Vaping can cause harm to your health. There are laws in place about buying vapes and where you can use them. Learn more.

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Cough

Most coughs are caused by viruses which inflame the throat, airways or lungs. Here are some tips to relieve a chesty, dry or persistent cough.

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Meningococcal disease

Meningococcal disease is a serious infection that can develop very quickly – find out about the symptoms and when to get medical attention.

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GORD (reflux)

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is caused by stomach acid rising in your food pipe. Learn more about symptoms and treatments for GORD.

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