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Smoking Could Harm Sperm, Study Finds

Two new studies provide evidence that smoking can harm sperm – both in smoking men who may become fathers, and in sons born to women who smoked during pregnancy. The research also suggests that both men and women who hope to conceive should kick the habit. “The results of the present study suggest a negative […]

Cartons will reflect dangers of smoking

Rotting teeth, decaying lungs and other gruesome images won’t deter smokers from their addiction, according to local convenience store managers. Nine outcomes of the habit will be slapped on cigarette boxes by September 2012. Representing one step by the federal drug administration to reduce the...

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The Effects of Smoking on Your Health, Wallet & Family

The Surgeon General notes smoking-related deaths to be the most preventable cause of death in the United States. One in four Americans smoke cigarettes, and each year, over 400,000 people die from smoking-related diseases. What Smoking Does to Your Health Each puff of cigarette draws...

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Smokers don’t care about your health: poll

SINGAPORE: Smokers in Singapore are not concerned about the negative health impact of smoking on others around them, according to the findings from a poll conducted by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, in conjunction with World No Tobacco Day. A total of 450 respondents, comprising smokers and...

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Smoking: Hair, brain and skin

Starting with the head and face, we highlight what smoking really does to your body… Hair Smokers may notice that the top layers of their hair are quite brittle. This causes them to break off before they are fully grown and is most likely because...

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Passive smokers at risk

A local registered nurse in the country is calling on the Government to ban smoking on public motor vehicles. The issue of smoking in public vehicles is becoming a major concern and a health hazard to travelling passengers. The nurse who did not want to...

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Women Can Fight Smoking Cravings With Exercise, But The Effect Is Short-Lived

For years researchers have found that exercise can curb nicotine cravings, but have struggled to show a practical benefit in trials. Newly published research suggests a reason: the effect is too ephemeral. The next step, funded by a 5-year grant, will be to see how...

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