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Smoking Cessation

Since nicotine is addictive, smoking cessation is a difficult process, but quitting could save your life. Learn about the dangers of smoking and read about effective methods for smoking cessation.


Can virtual reality help you quit smoking?

Do you feel like you've tried everything to quit smoking but just can't kick the habit? Virtual reality may be the answer -- or at least an interesting option for video-game lovers to try. But can it really help you put down those cigarettes? See more »

10 Things You Should Know About Smoking Cessation Drugs

If you're trying to quit smoking, your doctor can offer some help in the form of smoking cessation drugs, such as Zyban and Chantix. But what do you need to know about these drugs before you start using them to help you kick that cigarette habit? See more »

What state has the highest percentage of teenage smokers?

Teen smoking is a huge problem in the United States. But where is the issue the most severe and why? See more »

Can your lungs regenerate?

Your lungs are complex organs that need to be well cared for, as little lung regeneration can occur. Learn more about whether your lungs can regenerate by reading this article. See more »

Do ads really get kids to start smoking?

Some say characters like the Marlboro Man and Joe Camel were designed to target children, rather than the adults the tobacco companies claimed they intended to reach with these ads. But do ads like these really lead to kids smoking? See more »

10 Reasons People Start Smoking

Study after study shows a link between smoking and a host of health problems, but still, more than five million adults per year die from tobacco-related illnesses. So why do people continue to take up smoking? See more »

How can you encourage your loved one to quit smoking?

Hard numbers and reasons for not smoking can go in one ear and out the other for most smokers. So what exactly can you do to encourage someone you love to quit smoking? You might be surprised to find out. See more »

10 Things Not to Do if You Want Someone to Stop Smoking

And as much as you may hate it, you have to remember that those who smoke might actually love it. So if you want to help them quit, remember there are ways you have to go about winning this battle, and knowing what not to do is as important as knowing what to do. See more »

It can take up to 15 years to reverse some of the damage caused to the lungs by smoking. Find out more about lung regeneration from this article. See more »

Can e-cigarettes help you stop smoking?

Electronic cigarettes are some of the newest products on the market making claims that they can help people quit smoking. But can they? And are they even safe? See more »