Health Hazards & Smoking Cessation

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death and has negative impacts on people at all stages of life. It harms unborn babies, infants, children, adolescents, adults and seniors.

Tobacco kills more Americans each year than alcohol, cocaine, crack, heroin, homicide, suicide, car accidents, fire and AIDS combined.

Health Hazards

Cigarette smoking is the single most preventable cause of disease and death in the United States. Every ten seconds, somewhere in the world, someone dies of tobacco-related causes.

Quitting Smoking

Quitting smoking has many benefits. It lowers your risk for death caused by tobacco and improves your health.
  • Benefits of Quitting
  • Planning to Quit
  • Start to Quit
  • Don't Let Another Day Go Up in Smoke
  • You Can Quit
  • Reasons Why People Smoke
  • Craving Journal
  • Fighting the Cravings
  • Thinking about Nicotine Replacement Therapy?
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy


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