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What systems have worked best to stop smoking?
What systems ( patches, pill, electric cigarettes, etc ) have worked best for you and why? I have never...More
Posted by Getting_Healthy
How I quit Smoking
It took me over 25 year to quit smoking. As of October 6, 2001 I became a non-smoker. I used the Nicoderm CQ...More
Posted by bruced
CVS to Stop Selling Tobacco Products
As you've probably heard, national drug store chain CVS Caremark announced earlier this week that it...More
Posted by atti_editor
First step on a good plan to quit smoking?
Posted by Blm112293

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About jobs testing for Nicotine
A few questions: 1. What about second hand smoke? I have stopped smoking but my wife still smokes. I am not...More
Posted by An_255211
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False positive for cotinine
I'm a bit distressed, I am a confirmed non-smoker -- have never smoked, can't stand to be around cigarette...More
Posted by marathonjan
Nicotine Urine Test and 2nd Hand Smoke
I had to take a urine test today for work and I am worried because I spent all day (13 hours) last week in a...More
Posted by anonymous
AFTER EFFECTS OF QUITTING SMOKING.
Hello Everyone. After 35 years, I finally just took an immediate & spontaneous decision & quit...More
Posted by geoffrey1957
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Know of Nicotine Overdoes Sympotoms?
I searched here on Web MD & all I got was a bunch of cessation links. A friend of mine is mixing liquids...More
Posted by misty301
electronic cigarette
Electronic cigarettes (also known as e-cigarettes and electric cigarettes)are the newest product on the market....More
Posted by makrima
Deciding to quit
OK - after years and years of smoking and enjoying it less and less, I have set the date of Dec 4 to officially...More
Posted by Katke
How long does nicotine take to leave the body if I...
Hello, I'm wondering if I smoke 5 cigarettes, how long will it take until the nicotine leaves my system....More
Posted by An_254152
What Others Don't Tell You About Quitting Smoking ...
After 12 years of smoking and quitting the habit for 5 months (my longest streak and counting), it began to...More
Posted by KeithWang

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Breathing issues after quiting smoking
My sister has quit smoking after 40 years (successfully) it has been almost 2 months no nicotine taking...More
Posted by codydiane
New trial of electronic cigarettes for smoking ces...
The first reasonably sized randomized trial of electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation was...More
Previous 5 year smoker
Hello! I'm highly curious the state of my lungs now.... I am 29 year old female and I had been a...More
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NON-SMOKER WHO KISSES A PERSON WHO SMOKES
Hi! Can somebody please help and answer my girlfriends question? I am a light smoker and we have been...More
Posted by PharmTech55
How long does it take to get the Nicotine out of t...
I am having major surgery and my surgeon said that he is going to do a blood test for nicotine and I live...More
Posted by Gemini_522
Quiting? How?
Want to stop smoking. I've tried the chantx. I've tried weaning myself off. I even tried cold turkey but...More
Posted by BiggGuy77
Patch transition
I've been successfully smokeless for 13 wks plus, using the patch. It has seemed very easy until now, when I'm...More
Posted by New2it
My last day of Smoking
Today is my last day of smoking (i hope). I was diagnosed with COPD today and am very frightened.
Posted by kris10bt
My last day of Smoking
Today is my last day of smoking (i hope). I was diagnosed with COPD today and am very frightened.
Posted by kris10bt
The Importance of Support
While everyone has different ways of quitting, it is important to remember that support is vital to someone...More
Posted by SheriTaylar
To stop smoking To hear from others
I am trying to make another attempt to stop smoking. This time I want to hear from others who feel the same....More
Posted by willhen
To stop smoking To hear from others
I am trying to make another attempt to stop smoking. This time I want to hear from others who feel the same....More
Posted by willhen
need support
tomorrow is my quit date..smoked a pack a day for 16 years..am a 34 year old female and want to quit for...More
Posted by An_252103
Smoking cessation in the Elderly
Can anyone answer this question or direct me to find the answer? What are the effects of an elderly person going...More
Posted by bc1959
My first day cigarette free
I am a 40 year old single mother with juvenile diabetes. I have been smoking since I was 15. I quit...More
Posted by Kristen7972
stlll having shortnss of breath
I smoked my last cigarette in September of 2012 and until recently have not had any cravings. I have lost...More
Posted by mskelley
its ok
its okay it will get better its been now 18 days for me, the big thing for me is staying busy.
Posted by rts2013

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