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Alcohol, tobacco, and drugs
Many people use alcohol, tobacco or recreational drugs for pleasure. However, all of these substances may cause severe health problems. Knowledge of their harmful effects can help you to make informed choices about whether or not to use them.
Essential information on how alcohol affects health and how to use alcohol responsibly.
Learn about the health hazards associated with the recreational use of drugs.
People use drugs for recreation because they enjoy some of their effects, but there are also many short- and long-term effects that are unpleasant, harmful, or pote ntially fatal. It is important to be aware of the risks involved. Short-term hazards may occur soon after taking a drug, possibly...
Understand the effects of tobacco on health and reasons for avoiding its use.
You are planning to really enjoy yourself over Xmas and the New Year… having a party at home with lots of friends and lots of plonk perhaps. You're not planning on drinking moderately, so the morning after is going to come with a special hangover just for you.
According to a British study published in the medical review The Lancet, alcohol is more harmful than heroine or crack. These results come from a new ranking which evaluates the harm sustained by users, but also society as a whole.
A spoonful of olive oil, black coffee, hair of the dog...There are countless remedies to prevent or cure a hangover. But do they really work? Doctissimo takes a look at some classic hangover cures that aren’t all they’re cracked up to be…
Both drinking alcohol and smoking of tobacco can have a negative impact on your health, and many thousands of people in the UK die every year from tobacco and alcohol-related diseases.
Most people know that excess drinking can be damaging to health but the picture is not always clear as we read conflicting evidence on the effects of alcohol consumption. Doctissimo clears the air with this guide.
Although you should definitely not drink alcohol in excess, moderate wine consumption can be beneficial as long as you know how to choose and store it! So, do you know your wine?
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