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7 little-known facts about smoking to make you think twice about lighting up
And hopefully will help you to quit, too.
"Thanks Dad..." - family of anti-smoking hero Gerry Collins bids farewell
The late Gerry Collins was remembered by his daughter Lisa at the HSE Heathcare Leaders Masterclass in the Convention Centre this month.
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Open thread: Gerry Collins knew what life meant to him - what are you grateful for?
Anti-smoking campaigner spoke of his love for family in ‘Gerry’s Story’, released today for first time.
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Think e-cigarettes are harmful? 37% of Irish people believe they are
About 29.3 million adults across the 27 countries have tried e-cigarettes.
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Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s
Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.
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Smokers in Europe 'not being given enough help to quit'
A paper published in The Lancet medical journal calls for more action from authorities in Europe to combat smoking with over a quarter of the continent’s population said to be smokers.
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One third of smokers sabotage friends who want to quit
Jealousy, guilt about their own smoking and wanting a smoking “buddy” among the main reasons.
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Almost 4 in 5 Irish smokers want to kick the habit
European survey finds that Ireland’s smokers are second only to Luxembourg in their desire to quit – but that tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in the country.