Smoking

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.

Stoptober Special: Don't be a Sucker for Smoking Substitutes

Shihab S Joi | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shihab S Joi

Don't believe any idiot who tells you electronic cigarettes are the answer. Make no mistake: they are evil.

Want To Give Up Smoking? Get On Social Media, Says Study

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Quitting smoking can have a profound effect on a person's health, but it is also one of the hardest addictions to kick. According to a recent stud...

Trying to Stop Smoking? You're Not on Your Own in Stoptober

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

We all have a stake in helping people to quit smoking, because the chances are that each of us knows and cares about someone who smokes. Even though smoking is less widespread than it used to be, roughly one in five of us still smoke.

LOOK: Why You Should Stop Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Alice Harvey | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Smoking-related diseases are the nation's biggest killer. But, Public Health England have found that quitting for 28 days could add up to seven days t...

Smoking on a Cruise: Both Sides of the Debate

John MacLachlan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John MacLachlan

Smoking is a hot topic (pardon the pun), one that has been on the cards for some time now, and, with further restrictions being placed on travellers, it does not look likely to disappear any time soon.

LOOK: What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Smoking

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

National No Smoking Day - whether you choose to light up or not - is a great (non preachy) way to remind us of the benefits of going fag-free. Al...

Prisoners Won't Be Happy About This

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK

Prisoners could soon be banned from smoking in jails across England and Wales, the Ministry of Justice has said. A pilot scheme which will monitor ...

Stoptober: Add Three Months To Your Life By Quitting Smoking

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Stoptober - the month-long campaign to get people to quit smoking - isn't just a gimmick to get you to quit. According to the experts, quitting th...