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Preventing Heart Disease



  • Nicotine Quiz

    Take the Nicotine Quiz Nicotine, one of the main chemicals in tobacco, is the primary reason that smoking is so addictive, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Even though most s...



  • Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change

    Smoking Cessation, Stages of Change Cigarette smoking is the single leading cause of preventable death and disease in the United States. But because of the physical and psychological addiction to nic...

Types of Smoking


  • Up in Smoke: Cigars and Your Health

    Up in Smoke: Cigars and Your Health Most people realize that cigarettes can cause lung cancer and heart disease. But many people erroneously believe that cigars aren't harmful. If you think cigars ar...

Secondhand Smoke


  • Secondhand Smoke, Firsthand Problems

    Secondhand Smoke, Firsthand Problems According to the American Lung Association (ALA), secondhand smoke, also called environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is a serious health problem that causes close t...

Tools for Quitting


  • How to Quit Smoking, Again

    How to Quit Smoking, Again If you're like most smokers who have tried to quit, you may have tried unsuccessfully several times. But you can try again and succeed. The following suggestions can help y...

  • Options in Nicotine Therapy

    Options in Nicotine Therapy About two-thirds of smokers who try to quit on their own aren't successful, and withdrawal symptoms typically cause their relapses. By using nicotine replacement therapy (...

  • More Help to Quit

    More Help to Quit If you’ve tried to quit smoking before without success, prescription medications may help. The FDA has approved medication to help smokers quit. One way the medicine helps people qu...