Smoking leads to premature skin aging — and more wrinkles.
This animation illustrates how smoking changes your brain, causing nicotine addiction.
Despite what you might think, cigars aren't that different from cigarettes. Like cigarettes, cigars contain nicotine, tobacco and cancer-causing chemicals.
Don't be afraid to use stop-smoking products to help you quit. Stop-smoking products are a legitimate way to handle withdrawal symptoms and tobacco cravings. Some types of nicotine replacement therapy, including patches, gum and lozenges, are available over-the-counter. Nicotine nasal spray and the nicotine inhaler are available by prescription. Prescription medications might be an option, too. Bupropion (Zyban) can help control nicotine cravings. Varenicline (Chantix) can reduce both the pleasurable effects of smoking and nicotine withdrawal symptoms. Talk to your health care provider about what stop-smoking products may be right for you.
Hookah smoking may be more harmful than smoking cigarettes. Find out why.
Each time you resist a tobacco craving, you're one step closer to stopping tobacco use for good. Use these tips to fight off cravings.
Many quit-smoking products are available and using one or more can greatly increase your chance of success. Check out your options.
Are electronic cigarettes safe? Understand the health risks posed by e-cigarettes.
Chewing tobacco and other forms of smokeless tobacco pose numerous health risks.