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Great American Smokeout

17 Science-Backed Ways To Quit Smoking Today

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living

It’s time to show smoking the door. The habit, which can cause cancer, stroke and heart disease (not to mention it’s expensive), may not be easy ...

The Race to Tobacco-Free Is a Relay: Working Together to Put America on a Path to Better Health

Eileen Howard Boone | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Eileen Howard Boone

As we commemorate the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on November 19, there is much to celebrate but also much more to be done to he...

Eating More Hummus Could Help Put An End To Cigarettes

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 11.27.2014 | Healthy Living

This changes the meaning of "eating to live."

17 (Science-Backed!) Ways To Make Quitting Cigarettes Easier

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.17.2016 | Healthy Living

"Vape" may be the word of the year, but the days of smoking being in vogue have long passed. The habit, which can cause cancer, stroke and heart di...

16 Disturbing Numbers That Prove Our Smoking Epidemic Is Far From Over

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Every year, the American Cancer Society dubs the third Thursday of November the Great American Smokeout, a day of encouragement for smokers to kick th...

U.S. Colleges and Universities Deserve an 'A' for Going Tobacco-Free

Dr. Howard K. Koh | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Dr. Howard K. Koh

Our physical environment affects the daily choices we make about life and health. College and university campuses can prevent nicotine addiction among students by implementing tobacco-free campus policies and promoting healthy lifestyle choices

Smokeout Day 2012: Realities Behind the New Numbers

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

While adult smoking rates in the general population were cut in half between 1965 and 2004, the ratio of heavy and dependent smokers who meet the psychiatric definition of "nicotine dependence" is steadily rising.

Joining the Ranks of Former Smokers

Dr. Howard K. Koh | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Dr. Howard K. Koh

This may be the perfect time to join the growing ranks of Americans -- approximately 50 million -- who have quit smoking and regained a fighting chance for health.

5 Mindful Reasons To Stop Smoking

Dr. Daniel Seidman | Posted 01.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Daniel Seidman

For Great American Smokeout Day, here are specific ways to "mindfully" reconnect with your five senses that will help lay the groundwork for long-term success:

Stamp Out Smoking: Take Action Today

Susan Blumenthal, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.

There's a killer at large in our communities linked to 1 out of 5 deaths. The killer is tobacco, the leading preventable cause of death in the United States.