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    1. How to Quit Smoking

      Want to quit smoking? WebMD offers tips for putting down cigarettes for good.

    2. Smoking and Heart Disease

      In addition to respiratory problems and lung cancer, smoking cigarettes can cause heart disease. Here are tips for quitting.

    3. Quit Smoking: Your Guide to Kicking the Habit

      Do you want to quit smoking? WebMD gives you tips for kicking the habit.

    4. Understanding Nicotine Withdrawal -- the Basics

      Get the basics on nicotine withdrawal from the experts at WebMD.

    5. Understanding Nicotine Withdrawal -- Treatment

      Read about ways to treat and prevent nicotine withdrawal.

    6. Understanding Nicotine Withdrawal -- Symptoms

      Get an understanding of the symptoms of nicotine withdrawal from the experts at WebMD.

    7. Smoking: Heart Attack and Stroke Risks - Topic Overview

      What is anosmia? Anosmia (say "ay-NAWZ-mee-uh") is the loss of the sense of smell. It can be a problem by itself or a symptom of another health problem. It can last a short time,such as when you have a stuffy nose from a cold,or it can be permanent. Some people have a reduced sense of smell. This is called hyposmia (say "hy-PAWZ-mee-uh"). These people may be able smell some scents but not ...

    8. Anosmia - Topic Overview

      A nicotine test measures the level of nicotine—or the chemicals it produces—in your body. It's usually done by testing a sample of your blood or urine. The test is used to see if you smoke or use other forms of tobacco.   All forms of tobacco have nicotine. This includes pipe tobacco, cigars, cigarettes, chewing tobacco, and snuff. It also includes e-cigarettes and quit-smoking aids like nicotine gum and nicotine patches. Your body breaks down nicotine into several chemicals, such as cotinine, that can be found by these tests.You may be asked to have a test when you apply for a job. And some health and life insurance companies require a test before they take you as a client. This is because people who smoke tend to have higher health costs over the long run.   One type of test can help tell the difference between a person who uses tobacco, a person who recently quit, and a person who doesn't use tobacco but has been exposed to a lot of secondhand smoke.   If you no longer

    9. Frequently Asked Questions About Quitting Smoking

      These questions and answers address key issues about quitting smoking cigarettes.

    10. Hypnosis for Quitting Smoking

      WebMD discusses hypnosis for smoking cessation including benefits, risks, and how it works.

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