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How do you screen for lung cancer?

Screening for lung cancer has been a long and complex story, but we now know that using low dose CT

How can I reduce my risk of cancer? Dr Michael Boyer

There are a whole series of things that individuals can do to reduce their risk of cancer. And fortunately, they’re

How to reduce the risk of throat cancer – Dr Michael Boyer

Quit smoking and reduce drinking Mouth and throat cancers typically are associated with smoking and alcohol consumption. And decreasing alcohol

What are the risk factors for heart disease?

So, the risk factors for heart disease are in two groups. The ones you can change, and the ones you

What are the risk factors for heart disease?

So, the risk factors for heart disease are in two groups. The ones you can change, and the ones you

Is there an epidemic of throat cancer in men?

Throat cancer is a disease that very traditionally has been associated with smoking and drinking. But fortunately, the rate of

Why is quitting smoking so hard?

Quitting smoking is difficult. Cigarettes contain nicotine, nicotine is highly addictive, and that is what makes it, at a biological

Mental health issues and the body

People who have persistent mental health issues such as depression, bipolar disorder and psychotic illnesses have – on average –

What is the best way to quit smoking?

Using more than one form of nicotine replacement therapy made it easier for smokers to quit, and ‘pre-loading’ patches or

Smoking but a distant memory

Quitting smoking is challenging for many. Cigarettes are highly addictive and smoking becomes an engrained habit all too quickly. Learning

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