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  1. Quitting Smoking: Preventing Slips or Relapses

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

  2. Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Quitting Tobacco

    Drug details for Nicotine replacement therapy for quitting tobacco.

  3. 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 ...

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

    If you smoke,your chance of dying from a heart attack is 2 to 3 times greater than that of a person who does not smoke. About 1 out of 4 heart attacks is believed to be directly related to smoking. Smoking is a much more important risk factor for a heart attack than high cholesterol,obesity,high blood pressure,or stress. Exercise and a good diet cannot erase the risks to your heart ...

  5. Quitting Smoking: Helping Someone Quit

    How to help someone quit smoking.

  6. Quitting Smoking: Getting Support

    How to get support for quitting smoking.

  7. Anosmia - 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 ...

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