Middle-aged people who eat a lot of animal protein may be increasing their risk of dying from cancer by as much as those who smoke a packet of cigarettes every day, a new study suggests.
For 30 years, No Smoking Day campaign posters have encouraged people to kick the habit. Here we take a look at 12 of the most creative images.
A ban on smoking in cars when children are passengers now looks set to become law after MPs gave it their backing.
Around 700 medics and health experts are calling on the government to ban smoking in cars carrying children ahead of a Commons vote on Monday.
Cumbria is officially the fattest county in England, according to data collated for the first time.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned a poster advertising a brand of electronic cigarettes after concerns were raised over similarities with a major stop smoking campaign.
A charity is working to dispel the myth that all cancers are unavoidable.
As thousands of drinkers complete a month off the booze as part of "Dry January", we put a selection of alcohol-free wine, beer and cider to the test.
Labour wants to make it illegal for drivers to light up in the presence of children. You may agree this is a bad habit: but is legislation really necessary?
A ban on smoking in cars with children present has moved a step closer after peers inflicted a defeat on the government in the House of Lords.
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