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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How to prevent your younger family members and friends from picking up smoking
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How to prevent your younger family members and friends from picking up smoking

Young people are particularly susceptible to picking up smoking because the tobacco industry often campaigns to gain a new generation of consumers.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How your body heals when you quit smoking

Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: All you need to know about nicotine replacement therapy
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: All you need to know about nicotine replacement therapy

NRT includes the administration of controlled amounts of nicotine in the body through various ways to help manage the withdrawal symptoms.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Here's how bidi, gutka and other forms of tobacco harm your body
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Here's how bidi, gutka and other forms of tobacco harm your body

Tobacco products kill about eight million people every year, taking a life every 4 seconds.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smokeless tobacco products contain more nicotine than cigarettes, increase risk of stroke

Smokeless tobacco is found in paan masala, gutkha, khaini, zarda and other such products.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five tips to stop the urge to smoke early in the morning

The habit of smoking a cigarette early in the morning can prove to be dangerous, here are five ways which may help reduce the early morning cravings for a puff

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Smoking e-cigarettes may increase risk of heart attacks, suggest studies

Even though e-cigarettes contain lower levels of carcinogens than conventional tobacco products, each vaping device releases ultrafine particles along with toxins that can actually damage blood vessels and encourage blood clotting, which may lead to heart attacks

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Seven ways to resist the urge to smoke in the morning
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Seven ways to resist the urge to smoke in the morning

An average smoker takes approximately 200 puffs of nicotine per day, and over 70,000 puffs a year.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: E-cigarettes are not as safe or harmless as you may think
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: E-cigarettes are not as safe or harmless as you may think

The "e-juice" that fills the cartridges usually contain nicotine (which is extracted from tobacco), propylene glycol, flavourings and other chemicals.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five common myths about smoking
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five common myths about smoking

Myths encourage people to begin or continue smoking, deter them from quitting, and are so popular that even some physicians and policymakers buy into them.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: This is what tobacco use does to your oral health
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: This is what tobacco use does to your oral health

Your oral cavity is the first to get exposed and the harmful effects start there itself.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: Five smokers describe what trying to quit after years of smoking feels like

We talked to five people addicted to smoking who have tried to quit for various reasons, to understand just how difficult fighting this addiction can be.

World No Tobacco Day 2020: How does COVID-19 affect smokers?
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World No Tobacco Day 2020: How does COVID-19 affect smokers?

The World Health Organization has stated that smokers could be more vulnerable to COVID-19 as well as to severe symptoms if they contract the infection.

Smokers or people with COPD have an higher death rate and risk of sever complications from Coronavirus
science

Smokers or people with COPD have an higher death rate and risk of sever complications from Coronavirus

This study found that critically ill COVID-19 patients with COPD had a 63 percent risk of severe disease and a 60 percent risk of mortality.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Smokers at higher risk of severe COVID-19 infections, says European Respiratory Journal
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Smokers at higher risk of severe COVID-19 infections, says European Respiratory Journal

The study, published in the European Respiratory Journal, shows that levels of angiotensin converting enzyme II (ACE-2), which sits on the surface of lung cells, in former smokers is lower than in current smokers

World No Tobacco Day: Take this quiz to know the health hazards that tobacco can cause
India

World No Tobacco Day: Take this quiz to know the health hazards that tobacco can cause

Tobacco use still remains a major cause of death despite a significant decline of its use globally since the beginning of the 21st century

Most of 2,700 smokers who will die in next 24 hours tried to quit but failed, say experts
India

Most of 2,700 smokers who will die in next 24 hours tried to quit but failed, say experts

Of the 13 countries the Foundation surveyed, the majority of smokers in each consider themselves addicted to cigarette, ranging from 60 percent in India to 91 percent in Japan.

World No Tobacco Day: One million Indians die annually due to tobacco consumption
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World No Tobacco Day: One million Indians die annually due to tobacco consumption

Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year

More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent
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More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent

The most common time when women initiate smoking is in their teens, and the number of adolescents who initiate smoking increases every year from grades nine through 12.