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Low-level smoking still kills

Consistently smoking just one cigarette daily increases the risk of death compared to people who never smoke, a new study from the USA has found

E-cigarettes and quitting

Electronic cigarettes help smokers quit and increase the number of people who halve cigarette consumption, according to a Cochrane review of 13 studies.

Quit smoking support

Helping patients to quit smoking involves communicating in a sensitive and client-centred manner, writes Deborah Duncan

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