Smoking leaves lasting imprint on DNA

Researchers found that for those who stopped smoking, most genes 'recovered' within five years of quitting – but even so, some genetic changes remained, 30 years after quitting.

Quitting smoking may help you gain friends

A welcome finding of a new study is that quitting smoking will broaden people's social circles, mainly because they become more socially acceptable to a much wider group of people – nonsmokers.

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Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running

Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness

When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them.