Browsing All Posts published on »March, 2012«

Extra Help To Quit Smoking Not Effective

March 26, 2012


People who decide to quit smoking are more successful with help and support from others. Smokers who want to quit may find it difficult to do so on their own. There is plenty of help available, many of them are free. There are public health initiatives, self help support, products and even text messaging services. […]

Ontario Health Study To Make A Difference

March 20, 2012


A health study, soon to start in Canada will be looking at why some people develop disease and not others. Researchers will be using the data from the study to identify risk factors for diseases; they will be focusing on family history, environment and lifestyle. Read more about it: TheSpec – Ontario Health Study will […]

Morning Smoking Greater Risk For Cancer

March 13, 2012


Researchers found that people who smoke soon after waking are at greater risk for cancer. Two recent studies report very similar findings. One study involved 7,611 smokers- 4,776 were smokers with lung cancer and 2,835 were smokers without cancer. This study found that the patients who smoked within 30 minutes of waking were 79% more […]

Air Pollution Linked To Onset Of CVD’s

March 7, 2012


Air pollution is one of the five health risk factors used in this health education program to teach people how to protect their health from diseases. Veterinarians at the UUniversity of California found a link between air pollution and cardiovascular disease. For the study Veterinarians examined the platelets of mice exposed to fine particulate matter(PM). […]

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