smoking

Should you believe the latest smoking figures from this tobacco-funded non-profit?

Naphtali Khumalo

Claim: 49% of men and 34.1% of women in South Africa smoke tobacco. Is this true? Africa Check investigates.


Want to quit smoking? Breathe

Ellapen Rapiti

Puffing away on nicotine is unhealthy and socially no longer acceptable, but people do struggle to give it up


Should non-smokers get more leave?

Gemma Ritchie

Companies may prompt you to stop smoking, but maybe we can learn from smokers' micro-breaks


Obesity: Is eating slap tjips as bad as smoking?

Adri Kotze

For millennials, it ain't looking good, but are hard-hitting campaigns just fat-shaming and counterproductive?


Smokers struggle more to find jobs

Nicola Davis

New research suggests that smokers who lose their jobs spend more time unemployed than nonsmokers, although the reasons are unknown.