Tobacco Cessation

6 Smoking Myths That Are Keeping You Sick

By Christie Donnelly We all know smoking has countless negative effects on our health—from discolored teeth, to heart disease and heart failure, to the development of cancers—but quitting can be extremely difficult. Common misconceptions about quitting smoking, like fear of gaining weight, can make it even tougher. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the […]

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How to Quit Smoking Once and for All

By Ann Wendling Quitting tobacco is one of the most important decisions a person can make. Each year, more than 480,000 people in the US die from smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke. Another 16 million live with a smoking-related illness. By quitting, you are making the choice to live a longer, healthier life. But it’s […]

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How Tracking Can Help You Quit Smoking—and 5 More Tips to Quit

Tobacco use is the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the US, according to the American Cancer Society. Yet surprisingly, nearly one in every seven adults smokes. The good news: The health benefits start just moments after you quit. We’re sharing six surprising strategies that may help you or a loved one kick the habit […]

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Ready to Quit Smoking? Here’s How to Make it Happen

You already know that smoking is bad for you. Lighting up can contribute to lung cancer, heart disease, emphysema and much more. Not to mention, smoking is hard on your wallet—the price of a pack of cigarettes can run upwards of $10 or more. And according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, many Americans who […]

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Shocking Smoking Facts That Will Make You Want to Quit Today

By Lea Herring Smoking causes roughly 480,000 deaths a year in the United States. Of those deaths, 41,000 are from secondhand smoke, meaning those who live and work around smokers can experience major health problems. It’s no surprise that smoking cigarettes is addictive, dangerous and quite expensive, but there are even more risks you may […]

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