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 Many teens think 'light smoking' is safe Almost all adolescents are aware that smoking is a health hazard, but many fail to believe that the occasional puff is just as harmful. 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? How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit. Imperial Tobacco launches caffeinated mouth strips Imperial Tobacco Group, the world's third largest cigarette maker, is moving into caffeine as more people kick the deadly smoking habit, launching a melt-in-your-mouth strip designed to give an energy boost. When it comes to e-cigs, Big Tobacco is concerned for your health Altria, maker of Marlboro cigarettes and MarkTen's E-cigarettes, have put a 116-word warning on the electronic cigarette packaging to help neutralise the threat that e-cigarettes pose to their businesses. and squeeze out smaller competitors. Smoking and obesity can cost you a lot of money According to a recent report annual health-care expenses are substantially higher for smokers and the obese, compared with non-smokers and people of healthy weight. Finding the best treatment for quitting smoking According to research, most smokers who try to give up tobacco fail within the first week, so matching them to the best treatment is essential. “ Latest comment on Health24 Gail Lowndes says... It wouldn't surprise me if it was the say syndicate who was so am to believe who sold arv to a white sydicate to export for dollars.. Makes me sick . They bought my bmw for the... SA running out of penicillin ” New generation e-cigarettes contain more cancer-causing formaldehyde than regular cigarettes E-cigarette vapour can contain cancer-causing formaldehyde at levels up to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes and when users turn up the heat, formaldehyde levels may increase as well. Link between e-cigarettes and respiratory infections The vapour from e-cigarettes has been found to trigger a strong immune response in epithelial cells in human lungs. Menstrual cycle can influence efforts to stop smoking Timing attempts to quit smoking around certain points in women's menstrual cycle may increase their chances of success. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.