Congratulations! You’ve decided to quit smoking. You know it’s a smart move—quitting cigarette smoking is the number one thing you can do to dramatically improve your health and avoid several potentially life threatening illnesses.... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
There are a lot of really good reasons to quit smoking: Lung cancer, bad breath, decreased sense of smell and taste, and yellowed teeth and nails, to name a few. But if you are a smoker living with chronic heartburn, quitting smoking can have an adde... Read more
According to the American Heart Association (AHA), adults aren't the only ones at risk for heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases—kids are too. More and more children of all ages are overweight than ever before. As a result,... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
I have to say that I've never smoked, but my dad has and I've seen what he's going through with COPD, Heart disease, badn circulation in his legs and has had 3 respiratory failures (lucky to be alive).
The graphic ad of the woman who shows how bea... Read more
Hey everyone. I am on Day 3 of no cigarettes, but I wanted to know if anyone has had success with a particular program or app that has helped them? I love the motivation of going in and entering what ive eaten in order to not overeat, so is there s... Read more
Chocolate causes Serotonin (the chemical that makes you feel good emotionally) to increase Eliminating chocolate entirely is as difficult to do as quitting smoking, because if you eliminate chocolate, you'll want that serotonin fix even more How do y... Read more
If your New Year's resolution is to stop smoking, you're in luck. It's easier than ever to kick butt. We talked to a psychologist, a doctor and a smoking cessation program director for the latest and greatest ways to quit smoking, so 2013... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio... Read more
Ok so I have been a smoker since I was 21. I turn 30 this year and would really love to quit for good. I quit cold turkey December 2008 and was smoke free until July 2010. Ever since then I have been smoking pretty heavily (about 1/2 a pack to a p... Read more
My husband and I both quit smoking on Monday. This is day 4 without a cigarette. I do not know what I would do without these tea tree chewing sticks from the health store. We're doing this cold turkey and I am chewing the heck out of these bad boys!... Read more
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