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    1. Quitting Smoking: Getting Support

      How to get support for quitting smoking.

    2. Quick Tips: What to Do When You Crave Nicotine - Got a craving right now?

      The cravings for nicotine can be intense for the first few days when you stop smoking,but they will get better with time. Here are some tips on how to cope: Use nicotine gum,lozenges,or an inhaler. Distract yourself. Stop what you are doing,and do something else. Remind yourself why you stopped smoking. Remember that most cravings do go away. Go for a walk. Take a bath. Call a friend. ...

    3. Quitting Smoking - Topic Overview

      Am I ready to quit?Thinking about giving up tobacco is the first step. You will improve your chance of success if you know how ready you are to stop. To find out, take this quiz: Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?It's okay if you are not ready now. But you may want to quit at some point. So keep learning and preparing yourself. You can do it. How can I stop using tobacco?You have to

    4. Quitting Smoking: Preventing Slips or Relapses

      How to deal with slips and relapses as you quit smoking.

    5. Varenicline (Chantix) for Quitting Smoking

      Drug details for Varenicline tartrate (Chantix) for quitting smoking.

    6. Quitting Smoking - Why Quit?

      More than 430, 000 people die each year from tobacco - related diseases. Tobacco use, especially smoking, is the number - one preventable cause of death and disease in the United States.3Everyone who uses tobacco would benefit from quitting. The earlier you quit using tobacco, the greater your chance of reversing the risk of tobacco - related diseases. When you quit smoking-no matter how old you a

    7. Bupropion (Zyban) for Quitting Smoking

      Drug details for Bupropion hydrochloride (Zyban) for quitting smoking.

    8. Nancy's Story: Quitting Smoking Takes More Than Willpower - Nancy's story

      Nancy started smoking in nursing school back in the 1970s. It helped relieve the stress of school. But 10 years later,something happened to make her think twice about her smoking habit. Nancy was working as a nurse and was exposed to someone who had a bad case of pneumonia. As a precaution,Nancy was checked for pneumonia. The X-ray revealed that she didn't have pneumonia-but her lungs did ...

    9. Quitting Smoking - Health Tools

      Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Should I take medication to quit smoking? Should I use nicotine replacement therapy to quit smoking?Interactive tools are designed to help people determine health risks, ideal weight, target heart rate, and more. ...

    10. Quitting Smoking: Helping Someone Quit

      How to help someone quit smoking.

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