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 Nicotine in e-cigarettes a growing health concern Calls related to poisoning from liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes were running at a rate of roughly one a month in 2010, but jumped to 215 in February 2014. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » The toxic truth behind smoking in cars with children Quit smoking this year Are e-cigarettes a gateway to smoking? An association between smoking and e-cigarette use among adolescents has been established, but it doesn't answer the question if e-cigarettes are in fact a gateway to smoking. French slow to embrace anti-smoking policies Paradoxically, the French, among the most health-conscious people on the planet, have long appeared indifferent to the implications of smoking. Heavy smoking changes youngsters' brains A study indicates that the brains of young people who are heavy smokers are clearly different compared to those of lighter smokers. The health benefits of nicotine Everybody knows that cigarettes are terrible, and they unequivocally are, but it turns out that one of their most maligned ingredients is actually not that bad for you. Bigger tobacco crop will help Zim's ailing economy According to a minister Zimbabwe hopes to boost agricultural output this year with an increase in tobacco production, already the country's biggest export. Quitting smoking also good for mental health A study suggests that quitting smoking may be as good for your mental health as it is for your physical health. “ Latest comment on Health24 Dayton Funk says... She was 29 he was 27. She was mature and he was not. After the lust was gone O.P. who only loved himself was thinking of moving on. The house, the car, the jewellery was all a... Do you hope Oscar is innocent, or do you need him to be innocent? ” Utah and Colorado to increase smoking age to 21 Utah and Colorado have voted to treat tobacco like alcohol and increase the smoking age to 21 because so many smokers start as teens. Hubbly bubbly not a safe alternative to cigarettes There has been a recent rise in teen hookah smoking. Although dabblers don't realise it, hubbly bubbly can be addictive and harmful. Lax anti-smoking laws may kill 13 million Chinese By implementing already existing anti-smoking laws, China can prevent nearly 13 million tobacco-related deaths by 2050. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Momentum Health OatWell Dual Cross Is being overweight or obese dangerous? Tips to keep your immunity strong this winter Smile your way to better health Live healthier Strenghten your immunity » Keep your immunity strong Immune system boosters Boost your family's immunity 5 immune boosters in your kitchen You don’t need a handful of vitamins and supplements to keep your body healthy, check out these five immune boosting foods you probably already have in your kitchen. Laugh a little » Eat yourself happy Laugh more and live longer Laughing yoga the best medicine The healing power of laughter A good chuckle doesn't only make you feel happy for a moment, it's beneficial to your health too.