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World No Tobacco Day: Tips on how to quit smoking

World No Tobacco Day: Tips on how to quit smoking

World No Tobacco Day is observed every year on 31 May. This celebration informs the public on the dangers of using tobacco.

Living near green spaces may help quit smoking: Study

Living near green spaces may help quit smoking: Study

Researchers have found that living near green spaces or neighbourhoods was linked to lower rates of smoking and higher chances of quitting.

Are you good at maths? You are more likely to intend to quit smoking

Are you good at maths? You are more likely to intend to quit smoking

Ohio: The will to quit smoking is high among people who are better at maths, according to a recent study. Researchers found that smokers ...Read More

World No Tobacco Day: Jackie Shroff urges people to quit smoking in his own unique style

World No Tobacco Day: Jackie Shroff urges people to quit smoking in his own unique style

Mumbai: Veteran actor Jackie Shroff on Sunday shared a fun caricature video conveying the message to quit smoking on account of World No ...Read More

72% tobacco users in India attempted to quit during lockdown: Survey

72% tobacco users in India attempted to quit during lockdown: Survey

In India, two-thirds of the 1,500 smokers surveyed expressed their desire to quit smoking for health reasons. While 66 per cent indicated...Read More

Kumbh Mela 2019: Ramdev urges sadhus to quit smoking, says ‘Ram, Krishna didn’t smoke so why should we’

Kumbh Mela 2019: Ramdev urges sadhus to quit smoking, says ‘Ram, Krishna didn’t smoke so why should we’

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh): Yog guru Ramdev has urged saints and seers at the Kumbh Mela to quit smoking. “We follow Ram and Krishna who n...Read More

Want to quit smoking? Live in smoke-free communities

Want to quit smoking? Live in smoke-free communities

That LGBT individual, who live in smoke-free communities, are more likely to want to quit smoking than those in communities without smoki...Read More

Demonetisation Health Boon: Cigarette sales go down by 40 percent!

Demonetisation Health Boon: Cigarette sales go down by 40 percent!

Since the past months we are hearing lot of things about demonetisation and its effect on how the common man has suffered from the Rs 500...Read More

66% Indian smokers view e-cigarettes as ‘positive alternative’

66% Indian smokers view e-cigarettes as ‘positive alternative’

New Delhi, Nearly 66 per cent of Indian smokers see e-cigarettes as a “positive alternative” to tobacco products, a new survey said on Th...Read More

6 million Europeans have quit smoking with e-cigarette use

6 million Europeans have quit smoking with e-cigarette use

London: Use of electronic cigarettes, popularly known as e- cigarettes, has helped more than six million smokers in the European Union qu...Read More

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol: study

London: People who have recently begun an attempt to quit smoking tobacco are more likely to try drinking less alcohol than other smokers...Read More

44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco: Survey

44% Indian smokers who quit get hooked to smokeless tobacco: Survey

Thiruvananthapuram: About 44 per cent of Indians who quit smoking are found to get hooked to other forms of tobacco which are as harmful ...Read More

Purab Kohli kicks the butt for good

Purab Kohli kicks the butt for good

Purab Kohli has called it quits with a habit he has been addicted to for over a decade now. The actor has given up smoking for good. This...Read More

10 pc of pregnant woman at gestational diabetes risk

10 pc of pregnant woman at gestational diabetes risk

New Delhi: One of the most common health problems related to pregnancy, Gestational Diabetes, takes its toll on 10 percent of expectant m...Read More

‘Twitter2quit’ to help you kick the butt

‘Twitter2quit’ to help you kick the butt

New York: Not just news alerts, micro-blogging website Twitter can help smokers kick the butt in a more efficient way than traditional me...Read More

There is no ‘Tomorrow’, Just Do it!

There is no ‘Tomorrow’, Just Do it!

Everyday can be a New Year resolution day to de-addict oneself; one certainly need not wait counting the days and months to do it. Where ...Read More

Quit smoking at one go!

Quit smoking at one go!

Washington: A new study says that quitting smoking all of a sudden is more abstinence compared to quitting gradually. Current guidelines ...Read More

Smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high lung cancer risk

Smokers who quit 15 years ago still at high lung cancer risk

New York: People who kicked the butt as long as 15 years ago are still at high risk for lung cancer and should be screened, warn research...Read More

Unable to kick the butt? Blame your brain

Unable to kick the butt? Blame your brain

Washington: Brains of some smokers may be hardwired to succeed at quitting, a new study has found. The study showed greater connectivity ...Read More

Quitting smoking at 60 cuts heart attack risk within first five years

Quitting smoking at 60 cuts heart attack risk within first five years

Washington : A new study has indicated that older people at age 60 can lower the risk for heart attack and stroke within the first five y...Read More

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