An average smoker will spend over £90,000 on cigarettes in their lifetime, reveals research.
Stoptober – the national quit smoking campaign – launches today. Don’t you think it’s time you quit?
The cosmetics industry is making millions out of our desire to look younger. But before you shell out a fortune on creams and treatments to maintain your youthful looks, take a look at the three most common signs of aging and see if there’s something you can change about your lifestyle first.
Are you thinking about having a baby? Having a child is one of the most amazing things you can do in life and many people credit their children were changing their lives – and themselves – for the better.
Lack of exercise can be as deadly as smoking – and something as simple as upping your exercise can help lower your risk of heart disease and cancer. More than 5.3 million of the 57 million deaths worldwide in 2008 could be linked to inactivity.
If there is one thing that 99% of women all over the world have in common it is cellulite. Yes, as much as we may try to eat healthy or work out it seems the dreaded crinkly skin just won't go away.
If you’re planning to get pregnant you’ll no doubt be planning to improve your lifestyle once you conceive. Late nights out and partying with the girls will be replaced by healthy diets and early nights. But did you know, if you’re trying to conceive, you should actually be making changes to your lifestyle already?
The season of spring offers us all a chance to start again. With springtime comes new life and new beginnings and, as such, the chance for us to give our lives a bit of a spring clean! It's a case of out of the old and in with the new so why not banish the bad habits, spring clean your lifestyle and start spring 2012 fitter, healthier and happier.
Quitting smoking is hard. As much as we may want to quit unfortunately sometimes the addiction is too strong. And despite the fact we’re all aware of how harmful smoking can be, we end up giving in to temptation.
This winter, we all seem to be smoking less on nights out, as the snow, wind and rain make it less appealing to pop outside. Now researchers want more 'barriers' to social smoking, such as extending the smoking ban to outside areas of bars and pubs.
Trying to give up smoking? Smoking causes more arterial damage in women than in men, according to a large European study that looked at the effects of tobacco smoke on atherosclerosis, which is a risk factor for heart disease in later life.
Ladies looking for life insurance can save on the premiums - and give their wallet and health a boost - by ditching the social cigarettes. New research found more than three million Brits smoke occasionally either socially or with 'smoking' friends.
A new study has revealed the biggest cause of still birth in high income countries remains smoking and passive smoking. The research found that smoking was responsible for around 3,000 (6 per cent) of still births each year in countries classified as wealthy.
A massive 63% of regular smokers want to quit, with a quarter planning to do so in the next 12 months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Figures have been released ahead of National No Smoking Day, Wednesday March 9.
Lung cancer rates have doubled for women over 60 since the mid 1970s according to new Cancer Research UK figures released ahead of No Smoking Day. Rates for British women aged 60 and over rose from 88 per 100,000 in 1975 to 190 per 100,000 in 2008.
A new study has claimed that Postmenopausal women who smoke have a higher risk of developing breast cancer. The research also says that women who have had extensive exposure to passive smoking may also be at excess risk of developing breast cancer.
Women who need an extra push to give up smoking are urged to consider the many financial incentives, as well as the multiple benefits to health.
Smoking may be associated with an increased risk of developing breast cancer, a new report published yesterday is claiming.
A host of famous faces have signed up to a campaign to ban smoking in cars where children are travelling.The BLF want a ban on smoking in cars where children are present after research showed that 86% of parents across the UK would support the ban.
A new online surgery has been launched as part of a nationwide campaign to support women who want to quit smoking. www.quitwithhelp.co.uk provides free consultations with a GP as well as a range of information to help those seeking support.