Blogs

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

Stoptober: Take up the challenge to stop smoking for 28 days, Notebook

Stoptober: Take up the challenge to stop smoking for 28 days

In October NHS Smokefree is supporting Stoptober, a campaign to encourage people to stop smoking for 28 days. Those who manage to stop smoking for this period are more likely to give up for good. Lauren Dickinson shares her experiences of taking part in a 28-day programme over the summer to kick the habit.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 1 October 2012 at 6:00 am

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

Most viewed

Read

N/A

Property search
Browse by area

Latest from Independent journalists on Twitter