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Vaping Tied to Increased Risk of Prediabetes

Smoking has long been linked to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes. Now a new study adds to the evidence suggesting that vaping may also have a negative impact on blood sugar levels.

Quitting Smoking May Be Harder for Women

The first day of forgoing tobacco is more challenging for female smokers, which can be a critical predictor for long-term success when it comes to extinguishing the habit once and for all.

How to Quit Vaping: A Practical Guide

As the number of lung injury cases and deaths related to vaping swells, more users may be looking to kick the habit. Here are 8 helpful tips on how to do it.

A Breakup Letter to My Vape: The 8 Steps I Took to Finally Quit

About two years ago, I started vaping from a Juul in order to wean myself off cigarettes, but instead, I became even more addicted to nicotine. When headlines broke about mysterious vaping-related illnesses and deaths, I knew it was time to quit.

How to Help Someone Kick a Nicotine Addiction

You really want to help someone you love kick their nicotine addiction. Here's what you should and shouldn't say, plus other strategies that can help.

A Guide to Using the Nicotine Patch

The nicotine patch is one of many nicotine replacement therapies proven to help ease nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Find out how to use it correctly.

The Best and Worst Ways to Quit Smoking

Some ways to quit smoking work better than others. Learn about some stop smoking aids that will probably help and some options that probably won't.

5 Steps to Take Before Your Quit-Smoking Day

Setting a quit date and enlisting help from family and friends can help you prepare to quit smoking. Learn other smoking cessation steps to help you get ready.

6 Medical Tests Every Smoker Needs

If you’re a current or former smoker, tobacco has taken a toll on your body. Learn which important medical tests you should discuss with your doctor at the...

How Do I Know I’m Really Addicted to Nicotine?

You may think you smoke cigarettes because you like it. But the truth is, smoking is an addiction. Here's how to tell you're addicted and how to stop smoking.
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