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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)   - Preventing COPD

Preventing COPD

Smoking Cessation


  • Quitting Smoking Quiz

    What Do You Know About Quitting Smoking? No matter what your age or how long you have smoked, giving up cigarettes is the ticket to a longer life. Consider that just 12 hours after your last cigarett...

Smoking Cessation


  • Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention

    Smoking Cessation, Relapse Prevention A relapse happens when you return to smoking after a period of quitting—usually after the first three months. Most people experience several relapses before quit...

Smoking Cessation


  • Smoking and Respiratory Diseases

    Smoking and Respiratory Diseases Facts about smoking and respiratory diseases According to the CDC, diseases caused by smoking kill more than 443,000 people in the U.S. each year. In fact, smoking is...

  • 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 (...

  • Smoking: Truth and Consequences

    Smoking: Truth and Consequences Thinking about giving up cigarettes? If you’ve tried before without success, you may feel unsure about whether you can quit for good. You may also wonder how to prepar...