Tag: 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

family lung cancer November 27, 2017

Catching the nation’s deadliest cancer; how lung screening can help

Lung screening improves odds for lung cancer survival. Learn who should be screened.

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Cancer Prevention

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

seniors-winter-illnesses January 30, 2017

Seniors: Be especially careful with winter illnesses

Those germs can be especially threatening for seniors. Here's how to decrease risk for winter illnesses.

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Aging Well Caregivers Cold & Flu Prevention

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

August 30, 2016

My teen is smoking: tips to encourage quitting

There are things you can do to encourage a teen to quit smoking. Being a nonsmoker yourself is the most important thing.

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Family

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