Monthly Archives May 2017

THE EFFECT OF SMOKING ON THE LUNGS

Smoking causes about 30% of all cancer deaths in the USA, and 1 in 4 in the UK.  A study done in South Africa warns that for those who started smoking in their teens, there is a 50% chance of
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Symptoms of heart failure

Engine failure in a car results in instant stopping. Heart failure fortunately does not mean instant stopping for the body.  This term is a bit of a misnomer as it does not mean the heart has come to a standstill,
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The chemistry of intimacy

A bumper sticker from the hippy era in the Sixties read: “Candy is dandy, but sex don’t rot your teeth!”   Apart from the “feel good” emotional benefits, are there are any other physiological benefits for your body? Hugging: Hugging
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