News tagged with quit smoking

Why smokers gain weight when they quit smoking

Most smokers put on a couple of kilos when they quit smoking. This is not due to an increased calorie intake, but to a change in the composition of the intestinal flora after quitting smoking, as a study supported ...

Aug 29, 2013
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Australia bumps up tobacco tax

Australia will hike tobacco taxes by 12.5 percent per year over the next four years to boost its coffers and build on its plain packaging campaign against smoking, the government said Thursday.

Aug 01, 2013
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Heart-healthy lifestyle also reduces cancer risk

Following the American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 steps to reduce your risk for heart disease can also help prevent cancer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

Mar 18, 2013
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