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A young woman hugs an older woman in a backyard full of people. May 8, 2019

Experts answer common questions about lung cancer screening

Lung screening is for certain smokers and ex-smokers. It’s not scary. It could save your life.

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Cancer Smoking

lung cancer screening April 22, 2019

Who should be screened for lung cancer?

High-tech imaging can detect lung cancer in its early stages, when it's most treatable.

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Cancer Prevention Smoking

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Quitting smoking: cutting down smoking vs cold turkey

Which is the better strategy to quit smoking?

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December 21, 2018

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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lung cancer screening April 23, 2018

The emotional side of being screened for lung cancer

Experts hear some common fears from patients. Here they offer some reassurance.

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Cancer Smoking

healthy lifestyle habits January 11, 2018

4 healthy lifestyle habits you need to adopt (based on Vanderbilt research)

These four habits are the best for preventing serious health problems, such as heart disease and diabetes.

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Aging Well Prevention Sleep Smoking Weight Management

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