Giving up Smoking

Number of UK smokers still declining

The latest figures on adult smoking habits in the UK have been released by the Office for National Statistics, and it’s good news: the number of smokers is now the lowest since 2010.

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Give up and give yourself a pay rise

It may just be a coincidence that this year’s No Smoking Day is the same day as the government’s Budget (March 8, 2017).

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Dental

How smoking can affect your mouth

If you took part in the recent Stoptober challenge to give up smoking for 28 days during the month of October, one of the things you may have already noticed is how much better your food tastes.

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Giving up Smoking

Stoptober: have you signed up yet?

Thinking of giving up smoking? Then why not join in the mass quitting challenge Stoptober, which aims to encourage the UK’s remaining smokers to quit together this October.

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Family

Campaign urges over-40s to live healthier lifestyles

We may be living longer than ever, but many people in the UK are spending their retirement living with ill health, says the latest campaign from Public Health England.

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Giving up Smoking

Smoking and the silent killer

More than a million people in the UK could be living with a serious vascular condition that can lead to leg amputation or a fatal heart attack, says the British Heart Foundation. And as many as 90 percent are smokers or ex-smokers.

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Giving up Smoking

Coping with dry winter skin

Spring flowers may already be showing signs of life in some parts of the country, but the ongoing cold winds remind us that winter’s not over yet – and we could be in for several more weeks of low temperatures.

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Giving up Smoking

Giving up smoking: how to stick with it

If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, congratulations if you’ve managed to resist the urge to give in so far. However, giving up isn’t easy for most smokers, so don’t beat yourself up if you’re not exactly sailing through the experience.

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Giving up smoking: how your body benefits

If you’re a smoker, giving up is widely accepted as the very best thing you can do for your health. And the good news is the benefits are almost immediate. You’ll save a substantial amount of cash over time, too.

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Giving up smoking: the lowdown on withdrawal symptoms

According to the NHS, around 10 million adults in the UK smoke cigarettes (including 23 per cent of women and 25 per cent of men).

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