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14 December 2009

Light up for the last time

We look at nine ways to kick the habit.

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Every minute 10 million cigarettes are sold around the world. Luckily there arecountless products and programmes that can help if you no longer want to be a part of this shocking statistic. We look at nine ways to kick the habit
By Lucia Swart-Walters

Most smokers have one New Year’s resolution at the very top of their list: “I must give up smoking. This year it’s for real. And heaven help me if I don’t.”. But giving up smoking is not for sissies. There’s more to puffing away than just being addicted to nicotine and that’s why it’s so difficult to stop, says Professor Chris Bolliger, a lung specialist in the department of health sciences at the University of Stellenbosch.

Read the complete article in the Summer 2009/2010 issue of YOU Pulse. On shelves now.

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