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1. How to Quit Smoking

(Web Page; Mon Mar 04 12:07:00 CST 2019)

Most people who smoke know that smoking is bad for their health and harmful to those around them. They know they should quit but they also know it's not easy. Most people who smoke have tried to quit before. Fortunately, there's lots of ...

Description: The American Lung Association offers resources to help smokers figure out their reasons for quitting and then take the big step of quitting for good.

2. How to Help Someone Quit Smoking

(File; Thu Nov 08 14:03:00 CST 2018)

3. Help Someone Quit Smoking

(Web Page; Thu Apr 04 12:33:00 CDT 2019)

Want to help someone quit smoking? When someone takes the big step of deciding to quit smoking, family, friends, and co-workers can make a huge difference by giving their help and support. If your friend isn't quite ready to quit, tr...

Description: Once a smoker decides to quit, he or she is more likely be successful if family, friends and co-workers give help and support.

4. Help a Friend Meet Quit Smoking Challenges along the Way

(Web Page; Thu Apr 04 12:42:00 CDT 2019)

Many people hit bumps on their journey to quitting smoking. Dealing with these obstacles is an important part of helping someone quit for good. Gaining Weight Some smokers gain weight when they stop smoking, but the average is only sev...

Description: Many people hit bumps on their journey to quitting smoking. Dealing with these obstacles is an important part of helping someone quit for good.

5. Help Your Friend Quit Smoking By Being There for the Long Run

(Web Page; Thu Apr 04 11:00:00 CDT 2019)

Quitting smoking is a journey and a process, not a single event. You can help someone throughout that journey until they are able to quit for good. Ask Them What You Can Do to Help Let your friend or family member know that you are ava...

Description: Quitting smoking is a journey, not a single event. You can help someone throughout that journey until they are able to quit for good.

6. Join Freedom From Smoking

(Web Page; Fri Feb 08 15:55:00 CST 2019)

Find a Freedom From Smoking group clinic near you! Learn more The American Lung Association has been helping people quit smoking for over 35 years through Freedom From Smoking®. Ranked as one of the most effective programs in...

Description: The Freedom From Smoking® group clinic includes eight sessions and features a step-by-step plan for quitting smoking. Each session is designed to help smokers gain control over their behavior. The clinic format encourages participants to work on the process and problems of quitting, both individually and as part of a group. For an online version of our successful program, you can use Freedom From Smoking® Online and get started today.

7. How Smoking Impacts Your Lung Health [Video]

(Web Page; Thu Oct 04 14:37:00 CDT 2018)

See how smoking wreaks havoc on lung health by comparing the lungs of a healthy nonsmoker versus those of a smoker. This video shows the damage smoking causes to healthy lungs—and explains how much of it can be reversed by quitti...

Description: See how smoking wreaks havoc on lung health by comparing the lungs of a healthy nonsmoker versus those of a smoker. This video shows the damage smoking causes to healthy lungs—and explains how much of it can be reversed by quitting smoking.

8. I Want To Quit Smoking

(Web Page; Mon Mar 04 09:15:00 CST 2019)

Do you want to quit smoking? That's half the battle. Now that you're taking this big step, we have lots of help available to get you ready to quit. Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin...

Description: Do you want to quit smoking? Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin a new, smokefree phase of your life.

9. Christopher F

(Web Page; Fri May 13 08:47:00 CDT 2016)

On September 11, 2014 I got a call from my primary care doctor telling me the results of a biopsy of a lymph node in my neck showed lung cancer. Lung cancer?! How is this possible? I am (was) 39 and had quit smoking five years earlier an...

Description: On September 11, 2014 I got a call from my primary care doctor telling me the results of a biopsy of a lymph node in my neck showed lung cancer. Lung cancer?! How is this possible? I am (was) 39 and had quit smoking five years earlier and felt totally 100% healthy. I had my hands full with a 1 year old and felt like I could run a marathon if inclined.

10. I've Quit So Many Things in My Life. Quitting Smoking Was the Hardest.

(Web Page; Fri Oct 12 15:30:00 CDT 2018)

The American Lung Association is sharing inspiring stories from individuals who have been able to end their addiction to tobacco and stop smoking through #TheDayIQuit blog series. Quitting smoking isn't easy, but it is possible—an...

Description: I've quit many things in my life but quitting smoking was the hardest. It's been eight years since I quit smoking and it blows my mind how much the smoke that I used to love bothers me so much now.

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