Smoking Cessation
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Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows

Even nonsmoking bystanders had raised blood levels of the chemical, which is tied to leukemia risk

Here Are the Tools to Help You Stop Now
Facing Up to Smoking
Your doctor or family may have told you to stop smoking, but only you can decide if and when you're ready to quit.
Planning Your Quit Strategy
Once you decide to quit, the next step is to come up with a stop-smoking plan that's right for you.
Taking the Big Step
You have lots of options to choose from to help you quit, from nicotine replacement therapy to smoking cessation programs.
Staying Smoke Free
You've passed the first hurdle: You've quit. The next challenge is to resist the temptation to fall back into old habits.
Teens and Smoking
Talk to your teen about the risks of smoking. If you smoke, be a good example and quit.
Smoking During Pregnancy
Tobacco smoke harms your developing baby. No matter how far along you are, it's never too late to quit.
Know Your Risks

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease. It is the leading cause of death in the United States in both men and women. Determine your risk for developing CAD using this assessment tool.

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