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Quit smoking – stop making excuses

Too late to quit smoking? Are you worried about putting on weight? This article lists excuses that smokers use to delay quitting, and provides tips on how to overcome them.

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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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Your heart doesn't love tobacco smoke

This World No Tobacco Day, May 31, smokers are being urged to quit - even if just for 24 hours - as tobacco contributes to more than 1 in 10 heart disease deaths.

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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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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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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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Eye care

From quitting smoking to not sharing makeup, there are a few surprising things you can do to help protect your eyes.

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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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Stroke prevention through a healthy lifestyle

The best way to prevent a stroke is to eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and avoid smoking and excessive consumption of alcohol. Find out more here.

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