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How to Quit Smoking

Some combination of drugs, stop-smoking aids, counseling, support, and habit changes will work for you. Maybe not the first time, but maybe this time.

How to Quit Smoking Journey

Quit Once, Quit Again, Quit for Good

Most people try to quit smoking a few times before they finally succeed. After all, what other "satisfying" thing do you do 200 times a day (the average number of puffs a pack-a-day smoker takes) and then abruptly decide not to do at all?

How to Quit Smoking News

  • Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds

    TUESDAY, Sept. 16, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Illegal drug use among teens in the United States is on the decline, according to a new federal report. Encouragingly, the new study also found that alcohol use, binge drinking and the use of tobacco products among young people between the ages of 12 and 17 also dropped [...]

  • Salty Foods May Double Smokers’ Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    FRIDAY, Sept. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Consuming too much salt may more than double a smoker’s risk of developing the painful inflammatory disease known as rheumatoid arthritis, a new study finds. Researchers in Sweden said the interaction between smoking and eating too much salt could have implications for how diet is viewed in rheumatoid arthritis, [...]

  • Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Most adults can remember the battery of health services they endured as kids: hearing and vision tests, dental exams, regular checkups and vaccinations. Many American kids growing up now won’t have those memories, because millions of infants and children aren’t receiving recommended medical care aimed at [...]

  • Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study

    MONDAY, Sept. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Men who smoke before becoming a parent may put their children at increased risk for asthma, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed the smoking habits of more than 13,000 men and women, and then looked at the incidence of asthma in their children. The results showed that asthma was much [...]

  • Smoking Banned in More Than 80 Percent of U.S. Homes: CDC

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Sept. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Four out of five U.S. homes now ban smoking inside, federal health officials reported Thursday. No-smoking-in-the-house rules jumped considerably in the past two decades — from 43 percent in 1992-93 to 83 percent in 2010-11, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease [...]

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