What Happens to Your Body When You Quit Smoking?

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.

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How to Quit Smoking Without Gaining Weight

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.

Vaping: Risk & Illness on the Rise

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.

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Bladder Cancer: Your Personal Risk and How to Reduce It

With age come wisdom, experience and, unfortunately, a higher risk of bladder cancer. Certainly, bladder cancer can occur at any age, but it’s more common in older men and much less frequently an issue in younger men and women. Time gives you more chances to become exposed to harmful chemicals that get processed through your … Read More