Stop Smoking

Deaths attributed to smoking total more than 440,000 each year, according to the National Institutes of Health. Find out how you can take the first steps toward stopping. And if you're not motivated enough to stop smoking for yourself, you may be interested in learning how it affects those around you, including your children.

Smoking Cessation Advocacy Sheet

Smoking Cessation Advocacy Sheet

Are you thinking of quitting smoking? The perfect time to get started planning that goal is today. If you are looking for a reason to quit smoking, or just thinking about it, here are some things you may want to talk with your doctor about.

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Smoking Damages DNA in Minutes

Smoking Damages DNA in Minutes

Looking for a reason to stop smoking? Or some incentive to never begin? Scientists reported in the Chemical Research and Toxicology journal that within minutes (not over years) the cigarette does damage to your DNA.

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So How Bad is Smoking on Pregnant Mothers?

So How Bad is Smoking on Pregnant Mothers?

We all know that smoking is bad for you, but add pregnancy in the mix and you have double trouble. Pun intended. There is a new study done that confirms this known fact.

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Third-Hand Smoke Harms Babies Lungs

Third-Hand Smoke Harms Babies Lungs

For years, women have been warned not to smoke while pregnant, and to stay away from other people who were smoking to avoid breathing in second-hand smoke.

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Smoking and Hair Loss

Smoking and Hair Loss

Need another reason to quit smoking? We all know smoking contributes to heart disease, vascular disease and lung cancer but health risks alone have not motivated some people to finally quit. Smoking has been linked to early skin aging and studies have now confirmed, it also contributes to hair loss and premature graying.

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Tips to Help You Stop Smoking

Tips to Help You Stop Smoking

Cigarette smoking is a preventable cause of death in the United States. If you have thought about quitting but haven’t been able to, here are some reasons why you should and some ways to do it.

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