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Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline

The Dubai Health Authority announced Thursday it had launched a toll-free quit-smoking helpline Continue reading “Dubai health authority launches anti-smoking hotline” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
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Alcohol abuse triggers social stress and poor grades among teens

Teenage drinkers are more likely to feel like social outcasts when surrounded by fellow students who tend to avoid alcohol Continue reading “Alcohol abuse triggers social stress and poor grades among teens” More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Kicking the butt reduces mortality even in older patients

Analysis of available medical literature suggests that smoking is linked to increased mortality in older patients and smoking cessation is associated with reduced mortality at an older age Continue reading “Kicking More...

By BioNews On Monday, January 23rd, 2012
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Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis

A large number of people, believe it or not, continue to puff away merrily even after being Continue reading “Many keep smoking even after cancer diagnosis” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 15th, 2011
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Loud music makes alcohol taste sweeter

Loud music makes alcohol taste sweeter, leading you to drink more and at a faster rate, according to a new study Continue reading “Loud music makes alcohol taste sweeter” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Raise alcohol prices to save lives: British doctors

British doctors have urged the government to raise prices of alcohol so that thousands of lives, including those of “harmful drinkers and young people”, could be saved Continue reading “Raise alcohol More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Kicking the butt makes you happier and healthier than smokers

People who successful quit smoking are more satisfied with their lives and feel healthier, both one year and three years afterwards, than those who continue to smoke Continue reading “Kicking the butt makes More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, December 14th, 2011
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Smoking behind most cancer cases

Smoking has, by far, the largest effect on the risk of cancer, a new study has revealed Continue reading “Smoking behind most cancer cases” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 12th, 2011
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Its official: alcohol can induce us to have unsafe sex

The more a person drink, the stronger becomes his/her intention to engage in unsafe sex, a new study has confirmed Continue reading “Its official: alcohol can induce us to have unsafe sex” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Now, ‘miracle’ pill cures hangover in just 15 minutes!

A new pill, hailed as a miracle cure by its maker, can wipe out a hangover in just 15 minutes Continue reading “Now, ‘miracle’ pill cures hangover in just 15 minutes!” »  More...