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5 S.M.A.R.T. Tips for Quitting Tobacco

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It doesn’t matter whether you are a cigarette smoker, cigar smoker or tobacco chewer. Quitting tobacco is one of the most important things you’ll ever do.


What Happens When You Quit Smoking? (Slideshow)

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You know smoking isn’t healthy, but do you know what happens to your body when you quit? It gets better — top to bottom, lungs to legs. Learn how in this slideshow.


How to Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight

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You can stub out cigarettes for good without putting on extra pounds. Use these tips to gain a healthier life without gaining much weight.


Smoking — The Hookah Habit Is Harmful

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Teens may find hookah smoking glamorous and exotic, but it is every bit as addictive as cigarette smoking — and may be more so.


Battling a Rare, Genetic Lung Cancer (Video)

Tags: cancer, chemo brain, lung cancer, lung cancer awareness month 2012, lung disease, sarcoidosis, tobacco

We often associate lung cancer with tobacco, but 25-year-old Matthew Hiznay is a lung cancer patient who never smoked a cigarette.

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Tips to Help You Quit Smoking

Tags: cigarettes, nicotine, quit smoking, smoke out 2012, smoking, tobacco

An expert talks about the best ways to quit smoking — one of the best things you can for yourself and your health.

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Tobacco: No Healthy Alternative

Tags: Bone loss, gum disease, oral cancer, quit smoking, smoke out 2012, stop smoking, tobacco, tooth decay

Tobacco use causes more than 5 million deaths per year, and not all are the result of cigarettes; many follow the use of cancer-causing smokeless tobacco and an emerging group of ‘safe’ alternatives. Brian Burkey, MD, discusses the likelihood of oral cancer as a result of tobacco abuse.