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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

  • FDA Proposes E-Cigarette Regulations

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry. The new rules, made public Thursday, would give the FDA the authority to regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products, placing them under the same requirements as cigarettes. That would include a [...]

  • FDA to Propose E-Cigarette Regulations

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is proposing long-awaited regulations governing the fast-growing electronic cigarette industry. The new rules, to be made public Thursday, are expected to regulate e-cigarettes as tobacco products, placing them under the same requirements as cigarettes. That would likely include a ban [...]

  • Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes is a Rising Cause of Poisonings, CDC Says

    Calls to poison control centers related to the liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes were running at a rate of roughly one a month in 2010, but jumped to 215 in February of this year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

  • Cutting Cigarette Scenes From TV Shows May Have Helped Reduce Smoking

    FRIDAY, April 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Scenes of cigarette use have become less common on prime-time television shows, and it may be linked to reduced smoking rates in the United States, a new study suggests. Researchers from the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia looked at cigarette use depicted in [...]

  • Nicotine in E-Cigarettes a Growing Public Health Threat, CDC Says

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The number of calls to poison control centers for nicotine poisoning from e-cigarettes has risen dramatically in recent years, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. Calls related to poisoning from the liquid nicotine used in these devices were running at a rate of roughly one a month [...]

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