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 » Smoking alternatives Do e-cigarettes damage blood vessels? A new small study has found a link between 'vaping' and significant artery damage that could lead to heart attacks and strokes. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Quit smoking this year Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? Higher age restriction demanded for movies with smoking scenes Filmmakers in the US came under scrutiny after being accused that smoking scenes in movies lure young children to take up the habit. How to create your own quit-smoking plan Change the habits that foster your tobacco use and it will be easier to quit smoking for good. Smoking damage to sinuses can last 10 years New research has found that smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible. Vaping leads to 'real' smoking by teens Many experts are convinced that e-cigarettes are to blame for kids starting to smoke tobacco cigarettes. The challenge of making Africa smoke-free Three international tobacco policy experts weigh in about controlling tobacco marketing in low- and middle-income countries. Secondhand smoke bad for pets as well Dogs and cats not only breathe in tobacco smoke, but can also ingest harmful substances by licking their owner's hair, skin and clothes, an expert warns. More and more people smoking in kids' movies An increase in smoking scenes in kid-friendly movies could encourage young people to light up. SEE: How your body reacts when you quit smoking Every year, nearly 8 million adults light up 27 billion cigarettes. Here's a look at how your body reacts when you stop smoking. Quitting smoking may cut complication risk after joint replacement It's known that smokers do worse than non-smokers after joint replacements, and now research shows that quitting smoking before surgery can improve patients' outcomes. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Symptoms differ from person to person, identifying what triggers your IBS Live healthier Cracked rib? » Here's why coughing can be good for you SEE: How long should a cough last? 7 ways coughing can injure your body The average cough lasts between two and three weeks and usually causes no serious physical damage – but beware when a cough turns violent! Heart health » Can you reverse your heart's age? Air purifiers may protect your heart against pollution You're not too young to have a heart attack How much do you really know about the things that can go wrong with your heart throughout the course of your life?