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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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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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Passive smoking

Trusted information about passive smoking from leading Australian health organisations, including links to content on living with a smoker.

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E-cigarettes are battery-operated devices designed to look and feel like cigarettes, cigars or similar. If you use an e-cigarette, you exhale vapour that looks like smoke. Learn more about 'vaping' here.

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

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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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What causes leukaemia?

Trusted information on what causes leukaemia including abnormal genes, risk factors like life style choices and smoking, plus links to trusted resources.

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Healthy bones

Trusted information on how to maintain healthy bones including calcium rich foods, sunshine, protein, smoking, salt, drinking, weight, and being active.

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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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Hiccups can be caused by overeating, or eating too quickly, spicy foods, hot or fizzy drinks, alcohol, smoking, stress, fear or excitement. Learn more here.

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What causes lung cancer?

Information on what causes lung cancer and risk factors, plus links to trusted resources.

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