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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.

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Women Have a Tougher Time Quitting Smoking But Greater Reasons to Keep Trying

Research shows that women who smoke are at higher risk for a number of serious health problems than those who don't. Learn why women have a tougher time quitting smoking despite the many reasons to quit.


How often do smokers relapse when they quit?

Everyone knows quitting smoking can be a huge obstacle and relapsing is a common problem, but how often do smokers relapse when they quit? Find out in this article by Discovery Health. See more »

10 Little-known Facts About E-cigarettes

Do you know the facts about e-cigarettes? Here are 10 pieces of information that might be news to you. See more »

10 Best Things About Quitting Smoking

Do you know the best things about quitting smoking? See our list of the top 10 best things about quitting smoking on HowStuffWorks. See more »

How does your body digest a cigarette?

Can you body really digest a cigarette? Not really -- those chemicals just aren't useful for its functions. Find out how your body digests a cigarette. See more »

Why is it so hard to quit smoking?

It's hard to quit smoking because cigarette manufacturers make it hard. Find out what cigarette companies put in cigarettes to make it hard to quit smoking. See more »

Is quitting smoking contagious?

Is quitting smoking contagious? Research suggests it could be. Peer pressure often drives smokers to quit. Learn whether quitting smoking is contagious. See more »

Americans Will Kick Butts on April 3

Americans will kick butts on April 3 as thousands give up smoking. Learn how Americans will kick butts on April 3 at Discovery Health. See more »

You Can Avoid Weight Gain When You Quit Smoking

How do you avoid weight gain when you quit smoking? Learn to avoid weight gain when you quit smoking at Discovery Health. See more »

Should you choose a plan or create your own to quit smoking? Learn to choose a plan or create your own to quit smoking at Discovery Health. See more »

Conquering the Urge to Smoke

Conquering the urge to smoke is a pivotal point in a smoker's journey to quit. Learn about conquering the urge to smoke at Discovery Health. See more »