Quitting Smoking

If you want tostop smoking, you can make small changes to your lifestyle, use these tips to so you can quit smoking for good.

Electronic Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are battery-powered devices that turn liquid nicotine into a vapor that you inhale. These cigarettes are often called e-cigarettes . Many of them are made to look like real cigarettes. Some have a light at the end that glows when you inhale. E-cigarettes may help satisfy nicotine cravings for…

Interactive Tool: Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

Interactive tool measures your readiness to quit smoking. Helps you identify the stage of change that you’re in. Offers questions to help you think about what to do next. Includes link to more extensive info on quitting tobacco use.

John’s Story: Crossing the Smoke-Free Finish Line

When John Peterson is behind the wheel of his race car, he’s doing more than just trying to win a race. With every lap, he’s passing on a message to racing fans about not smoking. John is a race car driver, and his team is Smoke-Free 83. With each lap, fans see John’s car covered with information about quitting tobacco…

Keeping Change Going—Your New Normal

Thinking about change, planning for change, and making your change happen all take work. Keeping a change going can be just as hard. It takes time to make it your new “normal.” And you can expect to have a few tough times. Stay alert To make this change part of your new lifestyle, keep your change skills ready at all…

Linda’s Story: Quitting Smoking Lowers My Risk

Linda’s best friend had just had a heart attack. Linda, 56, and Terri, 52, work together in the records section of their city’s police department. They had also been working on getting healthier together. They both had high cholesterol and were overweight. They both smoked. But they’d been going to aerobics class and…