Smoking

November 16, 2017

What to know about smoking, and how to quit

Cigarettes are a tough habit to break. Here's motivation and some strategy.

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Prevention Smoking

Infographic explaining lung cancer screening November 15, 2017

Lung cancer screening: What every Tennessean needs to know

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Tennessee. However, screening cuts death rates by one-fifth.

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Cancer Smoking

December 26, 2016

Top 10 ways to improve health in the new year

Our health reflects our everyday habits. Here are the best habits to adopt to improve overall health.

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Fitness Prevention Sleep Smoking Weight Management

September 12, 2016

Trying to quit smoking? Keep at it!

Most smokers make several attempts to go tobacco-free before quitting cigarettes for good. So take heart, and keep trying.

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Smoking

June 1, 2016

How to support a spouse who’s quitting smoking

Quitting smoking can be tough, thanks to the symptoms of withdrawing from nicotine. Here are the do's and don'ts to help your spouse succeed.

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Prevention Smoking

e-cigarettes and teens May 20, 2016

E-cigarettes: What parents need to know

If your teenager is using e-cigarettes ("vaping"), don't brush it off, thinking it's not as bad as regular smoking. E-cigs carry risks of their own.

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Smoking Teens

stop teen smoking April 21, 2016

Strategies to help prevent teen smoking

The best way to discourage your kids from smoking is to not smoke yourself. But beyond role modeling, there are other tactics to try.

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Smoking Teens

Smoking in Tennessee April 19, 2016

Infographic: Smoking in Tennessee, by the numbers

Tennessee is home to far too many smokers, but many of them have tried quitting cigarettes. Most smokers make several attempts before finally quitting for good.

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Smoking

March 24, 2016

Infographic: How tobacco takes its toll

Cigarettes and smoking add up to a big hazard to your health.

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Smoking