Smoking

Women Who Smoke Significantly Increase Their Risk Of Breast Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, and is the second biggest killer among cancer in women, according to Cancer Research UK. So lis...

The Top Ten Myths About the Ban on Smoking in Cars Carrying Children

Dr Penny Woods | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Penny Woods

"A ban would be the nanny state going too far"? People once described the law against drink-driving as an example of the nanny state going too far, telling people what they could or couldn't do in their own car. Yet most now accept it as sensible. Other than being about protecting children within the car rather than pedestrians and other drivers outside, this law would be exactly the same. And given the number of children it affects, the benefits for the nation's health could be equally if not more dramatic.

Should It Really Be Illegal to Smoke in a Car When You Have a Child in the Car? How Will It Be Enforced and What is Next?

Dr Nicholas M. Almond | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Nicholas M. Almond

Any sensible adult knows that one should not smoke around children and especially when one is in an enclosed space such as a car or even in the same room; however do we really need legal legislation for this? There are a number of issues that we need clarification on, but we also must ask how the police are going to enforce this law?

'Nick Clegg Should Be Utterly Ashamed Of Himself'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Politics

Nick Clegg has come under fire from Dragons' Den star Duncan Bannatyne for "failing to protect babies and children from smoke inhalation" by refusing ...

Smoking In A Car With Child Present Could Soon Be Banned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Smoking in a car when a child is present could soon be illegal after the House OF Lords defeated the Government. Campaigners welcomed the result of th...

Should We Ban Smoking In Cars?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK

Labour is seeking to impose a ban on smoking in cars while children are present. Shadow public health minister Luciana Berger said the party intend...

Marlboro Man Dies Of Lung Disease

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

An actor who portrayed the rugged Marlboro Man in cigarette adverts has died at the age of 72. Eric Lawson died of respiratory failure due to chro...

Marlboro Man Dies Of Lung Disease

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK

An actor who portrayed the rugged Marlboro Man in cigarette adverts has died at the age of 72. Eric Lawson died of respiratory failure due to chro...

E-Cigarette Ban For Children

PA | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK

The Government is to introduce new legislation to ban under-18s from buying electronic cigarettes. The Coalition also plans to make it illegal for ...

Smoking & Stress During Pregnancy Raises Chances Of Having Gay Children Claims Dutch Neuroscientist

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Smoking during pregnancy can affect the sexuality of an unborn child, a Dutch neuroscientist has claimed in a controversial new book. Levels of st...

Jennifer Saunders Can Smoke If She Likes, The Fact That She's Had Cancer Is Irrelevant

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

This is simply the work of a surly photographer imposing into another celebrity's private life; the photograph was taken on a backstreet while Jennifer was shopping with a friend, she didn't spark up live on stage or television. Celebrity or otherwise, how Jennifer deals with her post-cancer recovery is her business. And hers alone.

LOOK: Would This Advert Make You Quit Smoking?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Inhaling dangerous chemicals in cigarettes, including arsenic and cyanide, damages major organs and increases the risk of stroke and dementia, a new s...

The Look of Love and a New Year Resolution

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

I recently discussed the topic of love and the many different types thereof on my weekly radio show. I was quite alarmed to discover that there are more than fifteen recognised forms of love. I see only one.

This Is Why You Shouldn't Smoke While Trying To Steal Fuel

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.12.2013 | UK

A man who was allegedly trying to steal fuel from parked cars while smoking a cigarette set himself and a number of vehicles on fire, police say. ...

600 Under-16s Take Up Smoking Every Day In The UK, Research Suggests

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Almost 600 under-16s take up smoking every single day in the UK, research suggests. In just one year there were 207,000 new child smokers, accordin...

WATCH: 'Mad Men' Without Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Comedy

In which Ellen DeGeneres and her team celebrate the Great American Smokeout by imagining what 'Mad Men' would be like without cigarettes - with very s...

The Man Who Doesn't Want to Go Home, a Feast of Mushrooms

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

There's an elderly lady I see every day with her irascible hound, Louis. The lady hobbles along with her cane and her willful companion often threatens to pull her over. The lady's husband died exactly a year ago.

Twin Photo Study Shows How Smoking Causes Premature Ageing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're a smoker who likes to batt off health warnings - ignoring the facts while puffing away on the 29th cigarette of the day - then we've got a s...

Battling Temptation With Music Motivation

Dr Alexandra Lamont | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Alexandra Lamont

It has been suggested that there are seven different ways that music makes people feel things. Some of these are very immediate and common to all, like the brainstem response to sound, the potential for synchronising activity to the rhythms of music, or the emotional contagion of the emotions expressed in the music.

It's Not Just a Cigarette Box - Smokers Have Become Walking Adverts

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
The Conversation UK

By Jane Ogden, University of Surrey Cool design. But not that smart. Asbestos Bill In 1952 the first paper was published linking smoking with death....

LOOK: Gross Pictures Of What Smoking Does To Your Body

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We can tell you that smoking will make you more prone to lung cancer, try to freak you out with pictures of a bloodied lung and tell you that your tes...

Leeds School Allows Children As Young As 11 To Smoke In Playground

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education

A school in Leeds has been blasted as "unethical" for allowing children as young as 11 to smoke in the playground. Elmete Central School in Roundha...

Children and Families Bill Offers Standardised Pack Hope

Simon Gillespie | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Politics
Simon Gillespie

The British Heart Foundation and a host of charities and organisations, concerned about the health implications of smoking, want to see cigarettes across the UK wrapped in standardised packs as soon as possible. And the British Heart Foundation's new poll reveals eight in 10 teenagers agree.

News Punch: Tobacco Free Ireland. Putin for the Nobel Prize?

Marc Paterson | Posted 04.12.2013 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

Which of these two things is most likely to happen? Ireland becoming tobacco free by 2025 or bear wrestling, jet fighter piloting, Middle East weapons...

Time to Embrace The E-Cigarette

Harry Brown | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Harry Brown

The e-cigarette has been steadily growing in popularity. Just last year the number of students using the device doubled. E-cigarettes are fast becoming a fixture of modern society.