Quitting smoking is a tough addiction to beat, but it’s one of the most important things you can do for your health. Use the S.M.A.R.T. method to start your journey toward a tobacco-free life.
Can you still get lung cancer even if you’re a non-smoker? Our expert discusses what you need to know.
Think smoking the hookah is harmless? Here’s what you need to know about the real risk to your health.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, MPH, answers this one.
Cleveland Clinic is a non-profit academic medical center. Advertising on our site helps support our mission. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Policy
If you are trying to quit smoking, acupuncture is a natural way to help you curb your craving for nicotine.
People know they want to change — know they need to change — but they resist, even to their own detriment, says Scott Bea, PsyD, a psychologist in Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Behavioral Health. “We are comfort-craving critters and that leads us to some compulsive bad habits,” he says. Despite this, with some planning, effort … Read More
Nine million Americans use smokeless tobacco. Users are often under the impression that smokeless tobacco is “safer” than inhaled alternatives. The truth is, there are 28 cancer-causing toxins in smokeless products. What is it, and what are its effects? Smokeless tobacco is not burned. Most people chew or suck the tobacco in their mouth and … Read More