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What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

The Truth About Vaping: What E-Cig Makers Don’t Want You to Know

E-cigarette makers tout themselves as a better alternative to tobacco smoking. They’re lying! Here’s why…

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Are E-Cigarettes Ever a Good Idea?

If you smoke and want to start an argument, here’s how—just tell your friends that you’re switching to e-cigarettes. Some…

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To Quit Smoking, Skip The E-Cigs

Electronic cigarettes are widely promoted as a way to help addicted smokers quit. There’s just one problem—they don’t. They may…

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The Liquid Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Is Poisonous

Millions of Americans now are using e-cigarettes—battery-operated nicotine-delivery systems that mimic conventional cigarettes, except that nicotine vapor is inhaled into&hel...

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9/11 Continues to Claim Lives…Because Stressed Former Smokers Lit Up Again

Beyond a doubt, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, caused tremendous stress throughout our nation as we mourned the…

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What Smoking Does to Your Skin

“Lord, help me quit smoking, but not yet.” Smokers today are well aware of the risks—lung cancer, throat cancer, heart…

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Why It’s Harder for Some Smokers to Quit Than Others

There are several reasons why some people have a harder time giving up cigarettes… Dependence. How long you have smoked…

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Quit Smoking (and Other Harmful Habits) with the Five “Ds”

Quitting smoking can be notoriously tough. And epidemiologist Gary Giovino, PhD, who has spent years studying patterns of quitting, should…

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Save a Life—By Helping a Smoker Quit

We advise, cajole, complain, even beg...yet despite the dire fact that about half of long-term smokers die from smoking-related diseases,…

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Special Tonic for Ex-Smokers

Are you ready to quit smoking? Congratulations on taking control of your life! Once you quit, here's a special tonic…

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Think Only One Cigarette Can’t Hurt? Think Again!

Taking even an occasional drag on a cigarette can have serious health consequences. Recent finding: The blood vessels of people…

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Light Smoking As Bad As Two-Pack-a-Day Smoking Habit

Even an Occasional Cigarette Poses Hazards to Your Health, Study Shows Many people assume that smoking an occasional cigarette isn't…

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The Most Dangerous Kind of Cigarette

Smokers sometimes complain of sore throats from regular cigarettes. Mentholated cigarettes, on the other hand, seem gentler on the throat…

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The Truth About e-Cigarettes

If you’ve been to a mall lately, chances are you’ve seen e-cigarettes being sold at a kiosk. Instead of producing…

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Texting Service Helps Teens Kick the Habit

It’s a crazy thing about teenagers who smoke. Unlike adults, who may feel guilty and weak when they light up,…