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Passive smoking

Passive or second-hand smoking occurs when a non-smoker has no choice but to breathe in smoke from other people's cigarettes, cigars or pipes. Find out how to protect yourself and your children here.

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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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E-cigarettes

E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. Using an electronic cigarette is also called 'vaping'. Learn more about e-cigarettes here.

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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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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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Arthritis prevention

Trusted information on arthritis prevention including chronic disease risk factors, weight, exercise, alcohol, smoking, and links to trusted resources

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