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Obesity and cancer – report highlights three things the Government could do

Category: Science blog March 27, 2015

It’s not just about lifestyle choices – the government should play a role in combating obesity – which is linked to several types of cancer

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13 things that shaped our campaign for standardised cigarette packaging

Category: Science blog March 17, 2015

After last week’s success, we look back on the ups and downs of our campaign to see plain, standardised packaging for tobacco introduced in the UK.

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Dioxins and cancer – another piece of the chemical puzzle

Category: Science blog March 17, 2015

We look at new research showing no link between dietary dioxins and breast cancer – but how does this fit into the wider debate on chemicals and cancer?

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National No Smoking Day: Gower’s story

Category: Science blog March 11, 2015

It’s National No Smoking Day, so we talked to one of our Campaign Ambassador’s, Gower Tan, about what motivated him to quit.

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Visions for the future: Quitting smoking

Category: Science blog March 10, 2015

We took a look at some interesting potential future ways to quit smoking. Exploring everything from a nicotine vaccine to virtual reality therapy.

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Tackling tobacco use on all fronts

Category: Science blog March 6, 2015

From ‘Power Walls’ to local decisions, we look at two new reports helping to build crucial bits of evidence for a comprehensive UK tobacco control strategy.

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A marathon not swings and roundabouts: the evidence on e-cigarettes

Category: Science blog February 12, 2015

We look over some recent research – and the subsequent media headlines – around e-cigarettes.

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