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Vaping leads to smoking in children and adolescents

Findings from 12 systematic reviews by the Institute of Public Health in Northern Ireland shows a significant link between vaping leading to smoking.

Smoking and vaping making an on-screen comeback

From Oscar-winning movies to top streaming shows and popular music videos, Big Tobacco and Big Vape shamelessly exert their influence.

Alcohol abuse costs England £27bn annually

The financial and social cost of alcohol abuse in England shown in new study by Institute of Alcohol Studies & Guardian.

One hour of social media a day doubles a child’s...

New research shows that daily use of social media by young people significantly increases the chances of them becoming smokers or vapers.
Young person smoking

Why are youngsters still taking up smoking?

It’s estimated that in the UK about 350 young people a day take up smoking
Vapes disguised as highlighters

Schoolkids are victims of vape spiking, police warn

Vape detection in schools is made difficult by vape devices that look like highlighters or ballpoint pens
Women vaping on bed

Quit vaping if you want to get pregnant

A recent study found clear evidence that vaping may damage fertility

Is social media and gaming addictive?

How is a mostly mental addiction so hard to break? What’s the difference between a movie and scrolling through TikTok or playing a computer game? Read more to find out

Podcast 11

The show is hosted by Colleen Dwyer, a senior Allen Carr’s Easyway therapist who is joined by Allen Carr Alcohol Therapist Gerry Williams

More local quit smoking services sign up Allen Carr’s Easyway

Oxfordshire County Council to help people quit smoking the ‘Easyway’

Shocking! A third of 5-7-year-olds use social media unsupervised

Ofcom calls for Big Tech to help but the issue needs tackling closer to home

Debt charity experiences surge in demand for support

Higher income demographic now seeking help with debt

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