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January 4, 2023

Quitting smoking: weaning off cigarettes vs. cold turkey

Which is the better strategy to quit smoking?


October 18, 2019

Why a sedentary lifestyle is as dangerous as smoking

A sedentary lifestyle can lead to dire medical consequences. Here’s what you might be risking — and how you can get on the right foot to fitness.

Fitness Prevention Weight Management

July 16, 2019

What to know about smoking, and how to quit

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

Prevention Smoking

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.


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.


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.

Prevention 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.

Smoking Teens

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.


March 2, 2016

4 resources to help with giving up smoking

Here’s who has your back.


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