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Superman Doesn't Smoke

Talking directly to your kids about smoking while they are young is the best way to help them avoid tobacco use later on.

22 Things I've Learned About Quitting Smoking

In her personal account, this ex-smoker shares 22 things that helped her quit smoking successfully. They will help you, too.

There is No Such Thing as "Just One" Cigarette

What will happen if I smoke just one cigarette after I quit smoking? Will I relapse and become addicted again?

Smokeless Tobacco Overview - Facts and Information

What is smokeless tobacco and is it safer than smoking?

What are The Icky Threes?

The icky threes refer to particular phases of smoking cessation that can be bumpy and uncomfortable as we move through nicotine withdrawal and beyond.

How Can I Break the Association Between Smoking and Drinking?

Is smoking once in awhile when I'm out for drinks a risk, and how can I stop? It should be easy, but I'm having a hard time doing it.

Information About Hookah Smoking

Is hookah smoking safer than cigarette smoking? Learn the facts about hookah use.

How To Manage Nicotine Withdrawal Symptoms More Easily

Nicotine withdrawal is a challenging phase of smoking cessation, but the symptoms are more easily managed when you know what to expect.

You Have to Stay Quit to Get There - Dana's Story

At 5 years smoke-free, Dana knows that the discomforts that come with smoking cessation are truly temporary.

Diagnosed with Small Cell Lung Cancer

Cheryl was diagnosed with small cell lung cancer, third stage B at the age of 56. This is her story in her own words.

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