TWIW 173: Lifestyle, not heart disease, raises Covid risk

This Week In Wellness Michigan Medical researchers have determined that it is the lifestyle factors that increase heart disease risk, not the presence of heart disease itself, that raises the risk of Covid-19 death. The study looked at over 5000 people admitted to Intensive Care Units with severe Covid in in the United States and… Continue reading TWIW 173: Lifestyle, not heart disease, raises Covid risk

TWIW 81: Vaping leads to smoking

This Week In Wellness a new review has found that e-cigarettes triple the chances of a non-smoker taking up regular cigarettes. Researchers from the Australian National University‚Äôs national centre for epidemiology and population health looked at 25 studies on e-cigarette use and smoking and found that every single one of them showed that e-smokers were… Continue reading TWIW 81: Vaping leads to smoking

TWIW 38: 41% of cancer caused by environment and lifestyle

This Week In Wellness a new study has estimated that almost 41% of cancers can be linked to lifestyle and environmental factors. The study, published in Canada by the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) looked at 24 lifestyle and environment-related risk factors for cancer such as smoking, obesity, low fruit and vegetable intake, lack of… Continue reading TWIW 38: 41% of cancer caused by environment and lifestyle

TWG 41: Why you need to QUIT

This week The Wellness Guys talk about quitting. So often quitting has such negative connotations but in this thought provoking episode The Wellness Guys talk about when you SHOULD quit and how to go about doing it. Do you have a behaviour or a food that you just want to flick? Is there something you… Continue reading TWG 41: Why you need to QUIT