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.
Doctors believe that the body starts to heal and return to its original self immediately after quitting smoking.
NRT includes the administration of controlled amounts of nicotine in the body through various ways to help manage the withdrawal symptoms.
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
Smokeless tobacco is found in paan masala, gutkha, khaini, zarda and other such products.
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
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: Passive smoking can lead to long-term ill-effects, including lung cancer, heart ailments and depression
Not just smoking, being around tobacco smoke too is detrimental for one’s health.
An average smoker takes approximately 200 puffs of nicotine per day, and over 70,000 puffs a year.
The "e-juice" that fills the cartridges usually contain nicotine (which is extracted from tobacco), propylene glycol, flavourings and other chemicals.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
Tobacco use still remains a major cause of death despite a significant decline of its use globally since the beginning of the 21st century
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.
Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year
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.