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Stop smoking advice

Here's your chance to stop smoking

Making the decision to quit smoking could be the best thing for your health in the long run – and counselling plus a combination of medication also increases your chances of success.

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.

Champix FAQs

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

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Could heartburn drugs upset your 'good' gut bacteria? Life is a gut reaction

Good news! Coffee & wine may promote a healthy gut

Diverse bacteria help your gut stay healthy. Here's how what you eat and drink can help or harm that balance - and it's not all bad news.

I gave hubby HIV »

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I gave my husband HIV and watched him die

Stephanie van Niekerk unwittingly infected her husband with HIV and ended up having to watch him wither and die in front of her very eyes. This is Stephanie's story in her own words.