You might think smokeless tobacco is safer than inhaled alternatives. It’s not. Learn about the effects of smokeless tobacco on your body.
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Even if you’ve been a lifelong smoker, it is never too late to quit. In this article, our experts explain how your lungs – and the rest of your body – begin recovering, less than half an hour after you quit.
If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you might think about quitting smoking and wonder, “Why bother?” Here are three good reasons that may surprise you.
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If you’re trying to quit smoking, acupuncture is a natural way to help you curb your craving for nicotine.
If you’re avoiding quitting smoking because you’re afraid of weight gain you shouldn’t let it get in the way of kicking the habit once and for all. Because there’s good news — people who quit gain an average of only about five pounds after they quit. Most gain fewer than 10 pounds and many don’t gain weight at all. You’re also more likely to exercise after you quit.
Smoking is always bad for you. But here’s why it’s especially bad if you smoke before having surgery.
Can you still get lung cancer even if you’re a non-smoker? Our expert discusses what you need to know.
If you were under the impression that e-cigarettes and vaping were harmless alternatives to smoking – think again. Reports of serious illnesses linked to vaping and nicotine addiction are on the rise.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.