Grey, saggy skin, wrinkles and jowls: The stop-smoking "time machine" app that shows exactly what the habit will do to your face

Grey, saggy skin, wrinkles and jowls: The stop-smoking app that shows exactly what the habit will do to your face App shows smokers just how much they will ravage their looks Ages the face by up to 20 years to display effects of chemicals in cigarettesHas been designed to encourage younger people to quit before it's too late40 per cent of regular smokers took up the habit before they were 16 By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 16:46 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:15 GMT, 19 March 2013 A new smartphone app has been created to show smokers just how much they will ravage their looks if they continue to light up.

Average smoker makes four failed attempts to give up the habit before they finally do so

Average smoker makes four failed attempts to give up the habit before they finally do soOf the 2,010 smokers questioned one in ten said they are 'desperate' to stop British Heart Foundation found 82 per cent have unsuccessfully tried to quitReport calls for standardised packaging and local authority assistance By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:48 GMT, 13 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:17 GMT, 13 March 2013 Tough: Research by the British Heart Foundation found that 82 per cent of smokers have unsuccessfully tried to quit at some stage The average smoker has made four failed attempts to quit and nearly a quarter have lost count of the number of times they have tried to give up.

How my four-year-old was nearly strangled by a window blind cord

How my four-year-old was nearly strangled by a window blind cord At least 25 children in Britain have been strangled to death by cord blinds since 1999 12 of those deaths have occurred in the past three yearsIt takes just 20 seconds for a child to be killed by a blind cord /11/03/article-0-15C81666000005DC-963_306x487.jpg” width=”306″ height=”487″ alt=”Danger: The increase in the number of deaths involving blind cords similar to this one has led to campaigners calling on them to be banned” class=”blkBorder” /> Danger: The increase in the number of deaths involving blind cords similar to this one has led to campaigners calling on them to be banned The Royal Society For The Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says the figure could even be far higher as, since 2002, such deaths have been logged under the umbrella term ‘accidents in the home’.

R UV Ugly? Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds

R UV Ugly Cancer charity puts ultraviolet skin scanner in shopping centres to warn of the damage caused by sunbeds Machine will be used to show shoppers the ageing effects and hidden damage caused by using sunbedsMalignant melanoma rates have more than tripled among people aged between 15 and 34 in the last three decades | UPDATED: 01:05 GMT, 10 October 2012 An ultraviolet skin scanner which highlights the risks of sunbed use is to visit shopping centres as part of a new campaign.

Bedridden man "cures" crippling bowel pain by ditching prescribed morphine and self-medicating with cannabis

Bedridden man 'cures' crippling bowel pain by ditching prescribed morphine and self-medicating with cannabis | UPDATED: 15:25 GMT, 10 September 2012 A computer engineer has finally 'cured' a crippling bowel condition that left him in agony for five years by smoking cannabis.

Georgia Davis: Friend says she would have stopped obese teenager from ballooning again

I could have helped save her: Friend says she would have stopped obese teenager from ballooning for a second time by teaching her to eat healthily againGeorgia Davis, who had to be rescued from her home after her weight increased to 63 stone, had previously moved away in an attempt to lose weight, her friend saidFormer housemate Jade Tarrant said she returned home to care for her sick step-father and went back to eating junk food Miss Tarrant said: “I always knew it was going to get this bad if she went home again.”Miss Davis said to be “stable” in hospital, where she is being treated for a range of obesity-related problems. Desperate: A friend said 63-stone Georgia Davis had moved away from her parents in an attempt to lose weight A 63-stone girl who had to be rescued from her own home had previously moved away from her parents in a desperate attempt to lose weight, her friend and former housemate has said.