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We won’t quit: No Smoking Day makes a promise to 10 million UK smokers, Health

We won’t quit: No Smoking Day makes a promise to 10 million UK smokers

When Mr Tom Hurst first wrote to the Minister for Health asking for a national day to help people stop smoking, the reply was unequivocal: “the Minister feels he is unable to support campaigns which might mislead the public into assuming that a causal relationship between tobacco smoking and cancer had been definitely proved.”

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 13 March 2013 at 5:00 am

Be S.M.A.R.T. with your New Year’s resolutions, Health

Be S.M.A.R.T. with your New Year’s resolutions

New Year’s resolutions are easy to make and often even easier to break. But what if there was a better way? This year why not ditch the vague and wishy-washy ‘I want to lose weight’ or ‘I want to eat healthily’ and get smart about your objectives.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 2 January 2013 at 5:07 pm

Is shisha as harmful as cigarettes?, Health

Is shisha as harmful as cigarettes?

Shisha smoking through exotic looking waterpipes has become a common sight in city streets across the UK. Once the preserve of older men it’s now become a trendy, multicultural activity popular particularly with students and young people.

By | Health, Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 15 March 2012 at 11:00 am

Today from i: Unwanted Christmas presents, Notebook

Today from i: Unwanted Christmas presents

As the relatives leave, the turkey sandwiches run out and the dust settles on Christmas, it’s time to decide which presents can safely join the wrapping paper in the recycling bin.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 28 December 2011 at 10:00 am

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