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New Zealand wants to largely be tobacco free by 2025; Finland has set 2040 as its target date. Iago A R

Should we set a date for a tobacco-free Australia?

It’s been 100 years since the first medical textbook identified a link between smoking tobacco and lung cancer. So how strange is it that in 2012 we can walk into Coles and Woolworths and buy cigarettes…

Eating veggies may help smokers quit

In a recent study, smokers who consumed the most fruits and vegetables were three times more likely to be tobacco-free for…
Smoking is an independent risk factor for breast cancer. Tonino Donato/flickr

Breast cancer and smoking: it’s always a good time to stop

The number of people within our community who have survived cancer is increasing. But a recent Victorian study has shown that not all survivors are embracing good health. In the last 20 years, the incidence…
The risk of cancer from air pollution is a fraction of the hazard posed by smoking. EPA/Alex Hofford

Unproven cancer risks diverting focus from real cause: lifestyle

The fixation on potentially cancer-causing chemicals in the air, food and consumer products is diverting attention from the real risks, according to a review of global evidence by an Australian cancer…
New South Wales’ smoke-free outdoors legislation will be one of the most comprehensive in Australia. Jess J/Flickr

Smoke-free outdoor laws herald better community health

The NSW government will introduce a smoke-free outdoors law this year, making it the sixth state or territory to have some variation of this kind of legislation. The announcement shows that community health…
The chemicals in cigarette smoke trigger genes that kill egg cells in women. Flickr/Junjan

Chemicals in cigarette smoke linked to lower fertility

Young girls who are exposed to cigarette smoke could experience reduced fertility later in life, a three-year study has found…
Patches, gums and sprays don’t increase your chances of quitting. Alexa Graham

Chew on this, smokers: nicotine replacement therapies rarely work

Pharmaceutical companies have aggressively promoted nicotine replacement patches, chewing gums, inhalers and nasal sprays as effective tools to improve smokers’ chances of quitting for more than 20 years…
It appears as though Philip Morris Asia only acquired the Australian companies in order to be able to launch this claim under the Hong Kong BIT. AAP

Big Tobacco vs Australia: Philip Morris scores an own goal

You may have missed it, but the stoush between Big Tobacco and the Australian government over the plain packaging legislation took an odd turn late last year. The government’s response to Philip Morris…
You can use all kinds of iPhone apps to track and improve your health. chunghow33

Reviewing the top medical iPhone apps … what’s the diagnosis?

Want to quit smoking, lose weight, manage your diabetes or get a good night’s sleep? No worries. There’s an app for all of that. But it’s not always clear which medical apps are based on solid evidence…
The reality of smoking cessation is that between two-thirds and three-quarters of former smokers quit without using any external aids. weegeebored/Flickr

Smokers don’t need a broken crutch to quit

Quitting smoking is clearly beneficial but a growing push by the pharmaceutical industry to encourage drugs for the purpose should be strongly resisted. Not only do most smokers successfully quit by other…
Many emphysema sufferers cannot breathe without the aid of an oxygen tank. Flickr/corey.wagehoft

Could a drug reverse emphysema?

Tests on mice have given German researchers fresh hope that existing drugs could be used to reverse the debilitating effects…
Over time, smokers gain as much weight as the rest of the population. Flickr/Difei Li

Monday’s medical myth: smoking helps control your weight

One of the few positives put forward by smokers to justify their habit is that it helps keep their weight in check. And while smoking may be harmful to their health, so is obesity. So how does this claim…
Those who smoke within 30 minutes of waking are 1.79 times as likely to develop lung cancer than smokers who light up more than an hour after waking. Flickr/lanier67

Smoking soon after waking boosts cancer risk

Smokers who light up within 30 minutes of waking up are 1.79 times as likely to develop lung cancer as those who have their…

Brain changes make quitters moody

Findings from a brain imaging study may provide clues for why some individuals with heavy cigarette-smoking habits experience…

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