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.
Quit Once, Quit Again, Quit for GoodMost 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
FRIDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) — People with high levels of cadmium in their urine are much more likely to die of liver disease than those with lower levels, a new study finds. A high level of cadmium in urine is evidence of long-term exposure to the heavy metal that is present in industrial pollution and [...]
FRIDAY, May 24 (HealthDay News) — About one in five parents think they have little control over whether their teens take up smoking, drinking or illicit drug use, a new U.S. government survey finds. That’s too bad, say experts at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), since new research shows that parents are [...]
WEDNESDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) — Roughly four in 10 uninsured patients who have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) actually do not have the lung disease, a small new study suggests. At issue: Faulty diagnoses were made based on an evaluation of symptoms, rather than by means of the so-called “gold standard” disease [...]
By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) — The overall health of Americans isn’t improving much, with about six in 10 people either overweight or obese and large numbers engaging in unhealthy behaviors like smoking, heavy drinking or not exercising, a new government report shows. Released Tuesday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and [...]
TUESDAY, May 21 (HealthDay News) — Thousands of Americans, many of them smokers or ex-smokers, suffer from the lung condition known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Now a new study finds that patients placed on the common antibiotic azithromycin may be able to cut down on hospitalizations due to flare-ups of the disease. “Given that [...]
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