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Smoking And Cancer

Smoking is a kind of recreational drug use when a substance (usually tobacco) is burned and the vapors inhaled. Smoking is addictive, and smokers are at risk for a number of diseases including lung cancer.

Join this support group of people concerned with smoking and cancer – you will be able to meet doctors as well as smokers and those suffering from lung cancers and their families.


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Even Light Smoking can Damage Your Lungs
Smoking just five cigarettes a day can affect your lungs, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in The Lancet Respiratory Me.....
Quit Tobacco Addiction; E-Cigarettes are Equally Bad: PM Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to quit tobacco addiction and advised on misconceptions about e-cigarettes which is banned by the government.....
Teens Share Stories to Stop Tobacco Use among Other Students
Millions of teens are addicted to tobacco. Therefore, conducting tobacco prevention awareness and sharing stories could transform lives and help other.....
Secondhand Smoke Exposure May Up Heart Rhythm Disorder Risk in Kids
Too much exposure to secondhand smoke can put kids at a higher risk of developing heart rhythm disorder (atrial fibrillation). The findings of the stu.....
Tools That Can Help Youths Quit Smoking Are Not Being Implemented By the Doctors
Electronic cigarette "vaping" epidemic among young people seems to reverse decades of progress in reducing tobacco use, and physicians are to be blame.....

What is a Heart Attack | How to Prevent Heart Attacks - Myocardial Infarction Smoking
Heart attack is the death of the heart muscle due to loss of blood supply. Simple guidelines to avoid heart attack are listed... Read More
Tracheal Cancer (Cancer of the Windpipe) - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Tracheal or windpipe cancer is a rare cancer and its cause is unclear. The most common squamous cell type of cancer has been linked to smoking. The main forms of treatment include surgery and radiotherapy... Read More
Top 15 Toxic Chemicals Affecting Brain Development In Children
Toxic chemicals found in the environment in the air, water, soil and even in day to day stuff we use can cause irreversible brain damage in infants and children. Learn more about toxic exposures and how to protect your child... Read More
History of Tobacco
Encyclopedia section of medindia briefs you about the History of Tobacco.. Read More
Smoking among Women / Rise in Tobacco Usage in Women
Tobacco use in women is on the rise. The health risks of tobacco are far too many has never done a woman any good psychologically or health-wise... Read More
Tinnitus Symptom Evaluation-Causes-Diagnosis-Treatment-Prevention-FAQs
Tinnitus is a ringing or a swishing noise that emanates from the ear or head. It is not a life-threatening condition and usually resolves with time... Read More
Thrombocytopenia / Low Platelet Count - Causes Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment
Thrombocytopenia or low platelet count develops when platelet levels fall below normal range caused by destruction of existing or newly formed platelets. TAR is a rare and inherited disorder... Read More
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Causes Symptoms Signs Diagnosis Treatment
Patients with tarsal tunnel syndrome suffer from a burning or tingling sensation, numbness, and/or a sharp and shooting pain along the distribution of the tibial nerve... Read More
Health Hazards of Smoking Cigarettes
Smoking causes many diseases and affects the overall health of smokers... Read More
Scalp Psoriasis - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Health Tips
Scalp psoriasis, a common skin disorder causes lesions on the scalp. There is no cure for scalp psoriasis and can recur after treatment... Read More

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