This must be one of the most disturbing images  available of what smoking can do to your body. Just looking at the picture almost requires a health warning. Do you really want to contribute to doing this to your body every time you smoke a cigarette? Or even more terri...

We have just returned from the World Environmental Health Day Conference in Empangeni. We visited Richards Bay Waterfront which was spotless and didn't have a stompie in sight.

"Concerns have been raised about the safety of e-cigarettes containing nicotine after researchers found they increase a symptom linked to heart disease.The vaping devices were discovered to increase the blood pressure and heart rate of users.And the study found that a...

"The surprise announcement by the former head of the World Health Organization’s Tobacco Free Initiative, Derek Yach, that he would head a newly-established organization called the “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” to “accelerate the end of smoking” was met with gut-...

Was the tobacco industry a beneficiary of the false KPMG report which led to the incorrect labelling of the SARS investigative unit as ‘rogue’? The question has to be asked as Ivan Pillay, acting SARS Commissioner, had in 2013, asked the National Prosecuting Authority...

UCT raises the bar amongst South African universities with its new smoking policy introduced in June 2017. 

"Smoking is not permitted in any enclosed place, including private residential space within UCT housing.

Smoking is also prohibited in service areas and service li...

"Debate falls into two main camps: those who advocate a harm-reduction approach and say any product that is safer than cigarettes and can help even small numbers of people quit should be readily available; and those who say there is not enough long-term evidence about...

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