Crafty Ladies

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 24 2015



“I find while quitting smoking, that if I keep busy doing crafts, my mind and hands are too occupied to smoke.” Lucinda M. | Brewer, ME, USA

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Debunking the “Wait Until They Are Ready” Myth

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 19 2015



A recent study published in JAMA found that patients who were given medications to aid in quitting smoking, even before the patient admitted to being ready or desiring to quit smoking, enabled better outcomes in smoking cessation and led to increased ability to quit from all patients.  David Abrams, the executive director of the Schroeder Institute for Tobacco Research and Policy Studies, reported that attempts to quit gradually over time is the best way to change lifetime habits.  He suggested…

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Candy, Rubber Bands, and No Caffeine

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 18 2015



“Eat lots of hard candy, use a rubber band to fiddle with,and try to stay away from caffeine!” Pamela C. | Middletown, Ohio, USA

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Smoking Is Taking More Lives Than Previously Reported

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 12 2015



While the US Surgeon General reports that 480,000 Americans die each year from a smoking related illness, new studies suggest that number may actually be closer to 540,000.  There are many illnesses associated directly with smoking, such as: lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, bladder and oral cancer.  But there are many other illnesses that smoking can attribute to, or worsen the condition of.  Some of these diseases are: kidney cancer, kidney failure, intestinal disease, hypertension,…

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Eat, Pray, Love

Posted By: QuitSmoking.com Staff | Feb 10 2015



“PRAYER really helps. When you get a crave to smoke, exercise helps too.
I like to chew gum, and stay really busy so I won’t have time to think about smoking.
I had a brother pass away from cancer, and that helps me to remember I don’t want to die from smoking like he did.
If you really want to quit, just STOP!”
Cathey I. | Mesquite, TX, USA

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