Stop smoking advice

Teens lured by flavoured tobacco products

Flavoured tobacco products are enticing a new generation of America's youth into nicotine addiction, tobacco-related disease and early death, according to US CDC.

Weight gain after quitting

A belief popular among smokers and non-smokers is that smoking is an efficient way to control body weight.

Smoking and erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is defined as the recurrent or persistent inability to achieve and/or maintain an erection adequate for satisfactory intercourse.

Champix FAQs

Champix, a prescription drug that reduced the urge to smoke, is the newest tool available to help smokers kick the habit.

Smoking and Oral Health

Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and premature death – approximately half of all smokers will die of a smoking-related illness.

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