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Nicotine Speeds Up Tumours

Smoking not only triggers lung cancer, it makes existing tumours grow faster too.

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Vitamin C: Gone In A Puff Of Smoke

Just when you thought the evil that is tobacco smoke could have no more dastardly deeds to reveal, another has emerged. It seems tobacco smoke does more than just hang about. It sucks the vitamin C out of children.

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Parents May Quit When Kids Sick

When is it timely to talk to a parent about quitting smoking? When their child is hospitalised due to illnesses related to smoke exposure, apparently.

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Smoking Bad For Joints

It's common knowledge that smoking causes cancer but what's not so well known is that it can cause a great deal of physical pain too...

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Limit Drinks, Limit Lung Cancer

Moderate alcohol consumption has largely been eliminated as a cause of lung cancer after an intergenerational study of more than 9,000 people. If you smoke and drink, that's another matter.

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Antioxidants Reduce Stomach Cancer Risk

Is there a relationship between antioxidants consumed in fruit and vegetables; smoking and the risk of experiencing stomach cancer?

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Smoking Boosts Breast Cancer Risk

German scientists uncover further reasons to give up smoking or not to start in the first place. Smoking increases the risk of women suffering from breast cancer, as does passive exposure to tobacco smoke.

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Strategies Needed For Pregnant Smokers

Men that want their partners to give up smoking and drinking during pregnancy could take one important step to help out. They could give up themselves.

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Brain Attack Or Stroke?

Stroke is also known as "brain attack". Whatever the name, it remains Australia's third biggest killer after heart disease and cancer.

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