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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

Confessions of an ex-smoker: ‘At 52 I was shuffling back to my bed like an 80-year-old’, Health

Confessions of an ex-smoker: ‘At 52 I was shuffling back to my bed like an 80-year-old’

Running 7.5 miles a day wasn’t enough to keep 60-a-day smoker Danny from a heart attack.

By | Health | Wednesday, 27 February 2013 at 4:46 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

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