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Effects of smoking

Fitness and exercise going up in smoke

Did you know smoking and lack of physical activity are two of the top three risk factors for early death and chronic disease that individuals can change?

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

For the first time a major study has proven that third-hand smoke causes significant damage to our DNA, and becomes even more harmful over time.

Passive smoking

The health risks associated with passive smoking are generally less well known than those of direct smoking – but they have been proved beyond a doubt

Passive smoking can kill you

Passive smoking basically means breathing in other people's smoke. If you spend eight hours in a smoke-filled room, it is as if you have smoked 36 cigarettes.

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