Archive for the ‘Lifestyle’ Category

Ten myths about smoking that will not die

Across 40 years I’ve come to recognise many factoid-driven myths about smoking that just won’t die. If I asked for a dollar each time I had to refute these statements, I’d have accumulated a small fortune. ... read more >>

Sitting for long periods linked to an increased risk of heart disease

Sitting for long periods of time is just as dangerous for your health as smoking, according to researchers at Queen’s University Belfast. ... read more >>

E-cigarettes not linked to quitting smoking

Some smokers are turning to e-cigarettes as an alternative to traditional cigarettes. Now, a new study looks at whether e-cigarettes may be an effective way to stop or reduce smoking. ... read more >>

What’s smoking doing to your BODY?

WE all know that smoking can cause lung cancer, but did you know it can also trigger women to go grey, grow facial hair and men to have sluggish sperm? ... read more >>

Why Are So Many Smokers Still Smoking?

In a recent study, researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology try to explain why these people continue to smoke in a day and age where the long-term health risks attending the habit are all but impossible to miss. Their findings are published in the journal PLoS One. ... read more >>

Smoking Weed Might Make You Thin… But Why?

As momentum for marijuana reform continues to build in the U.S., a new study touting the health benefits of pot emerges daily — or so it seems. The latest? Smoking weed just might make you thin. ... read more >>

Will Banning Tobacco Growing End Smoking?

This week presents a significant milestone in the history of tobacco farming. For the first time ever, over 30 million tobacco farmers across the world united to mark – but not to celebrate – World Tobacco Growers day on October 29. ... read more >>

Lindsay Lohan Sizzles in ‘Blank’ Magazine Photo Shoot

No matter how much trouble Lindsay Lohan gets into she always seems to squeeze a photoshoot or two into her busy schedule of court appearances, community service and visits to her lawyer. And here are the results of her latest venture into the world of modelling. In this racy new shoot for BLANK magazine the 24-year-old actress puts her troubles to the back of her mind and continues to play up to her bad girl image, posing and pouting with a cigarette hanging out of her mouth. ... read more >>

Charlie Sheen Plugging Electronic Cigarettes

(LOS ANGELES) — Actor Charlie Sheen has been seen chain-smoking onstage during his Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not an Option Tour — and pretty much everywhere else, as well — and now he’s apparently found a way to get paid for it. Sheen has teamed up with the producers of a so-called e-cigarette manufacturer to create NicoSheen, a warlock-branded version of the plug-in smoking devices which are being sold as healthier alternatives to regular cigarettes. ... read more >>

Demi Moore and Bruce Willis’s daughter Tallulah, 17, gets police warning over alcohol possession

Tallulah Belle Willis, the youngest daughter of superstar actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, has had a close encounter with Los Angeles Police. The 17-year-old and two of her girlfriends were reportedly spotted by officers late last night in Hollywood, carrying what looked like two bottles of alcohol. ... read more >>

Cig-Sucking WWE Star — SMOKED by Tobactivist

WWE star R-Truth is taking serious heat for lighting up a cigarette on “RAW” last night … in front of a row of kids — and now, the biggest anti-smoking activist on the planet is DEMANDING he apologize. The drama began when Ron “R-Truth” Killings hit up the audience for a smoke … and actually LIT UP right in front of them … including several children. ... read more >>