Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > News News All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News Number of UK teenage smokers a concern The number of teenage smokers is increasing, with research showing that in London the daily tally is 67 new smokers a day. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Tobacco and your body New warning labels for cigarettes Graphic pictures may cut number of smokers Pictures of diseased lungs and other types of graphic warning labels on cigarette packs could cut the number of smokers in the United States and save millions of lives. Older quitters may get unexpected results Older cigarette smokers who kick the habit may be able to reduce their risk of dying from heart-related problems far faster than previously believed. Concern about school kids using e-cigarettes US health officials are concerned about the rapidly growing use of electronic cigarettes, hookahs and other smoking alternatives by middle school and high school students. More evidence e-cigs may help in quitting tobacco Experts continue to debate whether or not e-cigarettes are smoking-cessation tools or just leisure products. E-cigarettes may not be gateway to smoking A study has shown that parents whose teens are experimenting with e-cigarettes should be reassured that it doesn't necessarily set them up for a lifetime of addiction. High prices and smoke-free homes help smokers quit A study indicates that low-income smokers light up less often when cigarettes come with a high price tag and homes have a smoke-free policy. “ Latest comment on Health24 Esme Collins says... I certainly know what it is to be touch deprived (total lack of affection = anger!) Are you touch-deprived? ” Magnetic brain stimulation may help smokers quit When willpower doesn't work, smokers who want to quit may have a new tool someday: magnetic brain stimulation. The Great SA Smoking Survey 2013: results We know the risks, so why are so many of us still doing it? The SA Smoking Survey helps find the answers. Monday is the best day to quit smoking Smokers are most likely to seek online advice about quitting on the first day of the workweek, a study finds. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life. Live healthier Child nutrition » Your child's nutrition Nutrition for schoolkids Diets for toddlers The parent's guide to food labels Making sense of food labels and matching them to the needs of family members can be a challenge. Here are some tips from dietician Megan Pentz-Kluyts. Financial wellness » Money disappointments Investment tips Financially freaked out? High debt may have negative health consequences A new study found that high financial debt is associated with higher blood pressure and poorer general and mental health in young adults.