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Smoking and pregnancy do not mix

Smoking and pregnancy don’t mix. Smoking while pregnant not only puts your own health at risk, but your unborn baby’s health as well. Cigarettes contain dangerous chemicals, includingnicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. It has been proven that smoking significantly increases the risk of numerous pregnancy complications, some of which can …

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The risk of smoking to your erectile health

Smoking and Your Blood Vessels You’ve probably heard a lot about the health risks of smoking. That’s because cigarette smoking can damage just about every part of your body. The chemicals in cigarette smoke injure the lining of your blood vessels and affect the way they function. Those chemicals can …

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Smoking Prevalent Among Depressed Individuals

Smoking Prevalent Among Depressed IndividualsA new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) highlights the significant—and troubling—association between depression and smoking. The report, based on findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys from 2005 to 2008, revealed the following trends. Compared to adults without depression, …

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If you’ve had a heart attack…

Preventing A Second Heart AttackIf you’ve had a heart attack, you’re at risk of another. Here’s what you can do to lower that risk. If you’ve had a heart attack, you probably have coronary artery disease. This is the buildup of fatty deposits called plaque in your blood vessels. The …

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smoking decreases fertility in men and women

If you’re looking to make a baby, you might want to put out your cigarette before getting down to business: There’s now more evidence linking smoking with decreased fertility in men and women — and their offspring. A new study shows smoking by women during early pregnancy reduces the number …

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take care your heart

For those of you who want to be healthy but still fun, there is now a new sport that combines the style of hip hop style of young people with a heart-healthy exercise. Exercise called ‘Hip-Heart’ was deliberately created to prevent young children exposed to the risk of heart disease …

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