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Heart disease is the world’s biggest killer. Despite the huge improvement in the field of medicine, cardiovascular diseases remain to be a serious public health concern because of the high mortality risk. More research is still needed to come up with a magic bullet drug that can reverse heart problems and lower the risk of […]

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Are You A Smoke-a-holic?

by Dr. Antonio Howell, MD

in Blog, quit smoking

Some might argue that a smoke-a-holic is merely a little euphemism that shouldn’t be compared with what they believe to be degrading syndromes. Contrary to this thought, nicotine addiction may equally be as deadly and strong as any of these additional conditions. As a matter of fact, if you quantify the amount of individuals who […]

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by: News Canada Did you know that the average age by which youth begin to experiment with tobacco is 12 years old? Did you know that these children can show signs of addiction within days of smoking only one cigarette, and that cigarette smoking is harder to quit than heroin or cocaine? These are frightening […]

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Quitting for smokers is not an easy thing to do. The years of smoking had brought so many changes in a smoker’s body. Many have tried but only few were successful. The low success rate of most smoking cessation treatments can be attributed to two things – first, is chronic nicotine addiction and second, is […]

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Smokeless tobacco also known as spit tobacco, chew, snuff, pinch or dip is popular among teenagers. Most people think that it is safer than smoking and is a safe substitute for smoking cigarettes. Many factors can drive young people to use smokeless tobacco, which may include peer pressure, local lifestyle and fashion, general attitudes towards […]

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