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.

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15 Ways Smoking Ruins Your Looks

If you smoke, you already know you need to quit. It’s bad for your heart, lungs, brain, and even your looks. Read on to discover 15 ways smoking is ruining your appearance.
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30-Day Countdown to Quit Smoking

Is your approaching quit date giving you cold feet? These 30 reasons to quit will keep you motivated
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10 Creative Ways Smokers Finally Kicked the Habit

If a Facebook group created by his son attracts 1 million people, John Mellencamp swears he'll quit smoking once and for all. But you don't have to be a rock star to find creative ways to quit smoking—though you'll feel like one when you do. Here, some ex-smokers share the creative things that finally helped them kick the habit.
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What Kind of Smoker Are You?

Smokers may have different reasons for lighting up, but they all have one thing in common: They should quit. Knowing why you smoke may be the first step in that direction. Check out these profiles of the seven most common types of smokers. Which one are you?
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How to Keep Your Lungs Healthy, According to Pulmonologists

Healthy aging is about more than your heart, brain, or joints—keeping your lungs in tip-top shape is important too. Here's what doctors recommend for easy breathing.
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