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.

New Cigarette-Shaming Ad Slams Celebrities

Guilting celebs into quitting a harmful habit? Now this is the kind of shaming we can get behind.

What's the Deal With Sarah Silverman's 'Liquid Pot'?

Sarah Silverman brought marijuana to Monday night's Emmy Awards in the form of a vaporizer. If you're scratching your head wondering what the heck liquid pot is, you’re not alone. Here's how it works—and what it does to your body and mind.

How to Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight

You should know two things: first, you'd have to gain 100+ pounds to offset the health benefits of quitting; and second, you can quit without affecting your weight long-term.

Graphic Cigarette Warnings Could Get Millions to Quit

Pictures of diseased lungs and other types of graphic warning labels on cigarette packs could cut the number of smokers in the United States by as much as 8.6 million people and save millions of lives, a new study suggests. Researchers looked at the effect that graphic warning labels on cigarette packs had in Canada and concluded that they resulted in a 12 percent to 20 percent decrease in smokers between 2000 and 2009.