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Celebs who quit smokingBeing famous doesn't make you immune to addiction, and these celebrities know just how hard quitting can be. Read on for some famous quitters – and how they did it...
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iStockHaving kids do the dishes protects against allergy developmentIt's every parent's dream — a scientifically backed reason to make your kids work for their... Getty ImagesSmoking thins brain's memory and language centre, but quitting reverses the damageIn case you didn't get the memo: smoking isn't exactly good for you. Getty ImagesMake a health pact: Couples who quit smoking together have more successIf quitting smoking is your 2015 resolution and your partner still smokes, then you ought to try... iStockResolution revelation: Science discovers the secret to quitting smoking — but it only works for womenIt turns out the menstrual cycle could be key in the quest to quit smoking. Getty ImagesUp in smoke: Second hand smoke could be responsible for weight gainNew research suggests smokers aren't the only ones at risk — a study from Utah's Brigham... Getty ImagesQuitting smoking boosts cancer survival chances, even if you've already got itQuitting smoking upon receiving a cancer diagnosis could mean the difference between life and death... Getty ImagesSmoking cannabis 'won't make you more creative'From writers to painters to film directors, many artists have sworn by mind-altering substances,... ThinkstockSmoking in pregnancy affects grandchildren's healthAdding to the plethora of reasons why pregnant women ought to quit smoking, a new study has found... ThinkstockPassive smoking causes cancer in cats and dogsSmokers are being urged to look to their cat or dog for motivation to quit smoking as passive... ThinkstockWhy some people can't quit smokingNo matter how many times they try, some smokers struggle to quit, and now US researchers believe... Getty ImagesPaying people to quit smoking works: studyOffering people small financial incentives to adopt healthy behaviours can boost motivation,... ThinkstockThe most effective ways to turn yourself off smokingWhen it comes to quitting smoking, most people need a multi-faceted approach to keep them motivated... ThinkstockSmoking in pregnancy increases chances of children being gay: neurobiologistMothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have gay and lesbian children, according to a... The twin on the left smoked for 17 years longer than the right. Image: Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryIdentical twins study shows smokers age quickerWe know that smoking speeds up ageing, but now a study into twins has shown just how bad the habit... ThinkstockE-cigarettes as effective as patches for quitting smoking: studyElectronic cigarettes, the plastic, cigarette-like cylinders that produce a vapour when sucked on,... Image: ThinkstockMore than 200,000 underage teenagers take up smoking every year: UK charityNew figures estimate that 207,000 11- to 15-year-olds take up smoking every year in the UK. Image: ThinkstockPassive smoking increases dementia riskBeing surrounded by cigarette smoke increases the risk of dementia, according to new research. Image: ThinkstockWomen who are light smokers double the risk of sudden death: studySmoking just one cigarette a day doubles a woman's chance of sudden death, according to a large... Image: Getty ImagesWhy smoking gives you a worse hangoverFor some party-goers, a night on the booze is incomplete without a cigarette, but new US research... ThinkstockCheck your baby's chance of obesity with a two-minute online testResearchers have developed a simple five-question online test to determine a baby's risk of...
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