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Smoker vs non-smoker viral video will make you quit cigarettes for good

If you are a smoker, you need to see this. A Facebook video, which shows the difference between a cancer-ridden lung and a healthy one, will motivate you to kick the butt ASAP.
The video shows what 1 pack per day of cigarette for 20 years can do to your lungs.(Shutterstock)
The video shows what 1 pack per day of cigarette for 20 years can do to your lungs.(Shutterstock)
Updated on May 03, 2018 03:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

Parents, your diet and fitness before conception affect child’s health

Smoking, high alcohol and caffeine intake, diet, obesity and malnutrition in either or both parents, potentially increases a child’s lifelong risk of heart attacks, stroke, diabetes, immune and neurological diseases.
To ensure your kid turns out to be healthy in the long run, it’s crucial for parents to be fit prior to pregnancy as well.(Shutterstock)
To ensure your kid turns out to be healthy in the long run, it’s crucial for parents to be fit prior to pregnancy as well.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 18, 2018 01:30 PM IST
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Manali Shah, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent

This diabetes drug may help you quit smoking without causing any withdrawal symptoms

A study, conducted on mice, found that metformin – a drug that helps in diabetes management – blocks symptoms of nicotine withdrawal and has ‘real potential’ as a smoking cessation aid.
The team exposed laboratory mice to a two-week regimen of nicotine and found that they displayed no withdrawal symptoms when given the diabetes drug.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The team exposed laboratory mice to a two-week regimen of nicotine and found that they displayed no withdrawal symptoms when given the diabetes drug.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 06:04 PM IST
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Global Vice Index: Cigarettes, alcohol cheapest in Luxembourg, most expensive in Ukraine

Americans had to fork out over $200 more for a basket of so-called vice goods last year versus 2016, with only New Zealand seeing a bigger increase.
Ukrainians must spend 13 times their weekly salary for the same fix, making it one of the costliest places for those making local wages(Shutterstock)
Ukrainians must spend 13 times their weekly salary for the same fix, making it one of the costliest places for those making local wages(Shutterstock)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 05:35 PM IST
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Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent

Beware, smoking can affect your skin and worsen psoriasis

While quitting smoking doesn’t cure psoriasis, smoking aggravates the symptoms and may make the disease significantly worse, say experts.
Smoking doubles a person’s risk of developing psoriasis which eventually increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day.(Shutterstock)
Smoking doubles a person’s risk of developing psoriasis which eventually increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 10, 2018 02:25 PM IST
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Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
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