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What Is In A Cigarette?

03Oct

What Is In A Cigarette?

What Is In A Cigarette? Chemicals and Ingredient List Confirm How Dangerous Smoking Really Is

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NHS Smokefree 2016 campaign

01Oct

NHS Smokefree 2016 campaign

Stoptober is the annual NHS campaign encouraging people to stop smoking during October. The evidence shows that if someone can give up smoking for 28 days they are five times more likely to give up for good.

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You Have A Second Brain In Your Belly

29Sep

You Have A Second Brain In Your Belly

You Have A Second Brain In Your Belly Called The Enteric Nervous System, And It Controls More Than You Realize

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How memories form in real time

21Sep

How memories form in real time

A team of researchers has observed what they believe are the building blocks of memories in a mouse brain.

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Smoking has a long-lasting impact on DNA

21Sep

Smoking has a long-lasting impact on DNA

Smoking leaves its "footprint" on the human genome in the form of DNA methylation, a process by which cells control gene activity, according to new research. Even after someone stops smoking, the effects of smoking remain in their DNA.

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