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Why Smokers Might Need to Watch Their Hearing
Smokers, if you need another reason to quit, here’s one that might surprise you: Quitting might save your hearing.
There's No Place Like Home — To Grow Old
For those in midlife, lifestyle choices made now may have a major impact on living long and staying independent later in life.
Double the Tobacco, Double the Risk
Faced with a booming tobacco industry and its long lineup of tobacco products to choose from, some tobacco users may think about choosing more than one — but they may need to think twice.
E-Cigs May Not Help in Long Term
It's a blooming, billion-dollar industry offering to help you kick the habit — but some health experts have warned against electronic cigarettes due to a lack of evidence. Now they may have backup for their claims.
Having Surgery? Quit Smoking
Ditching those cigarettes may help more than just your lungs.
Drop the Cigarette after Angioplasty
Looking to boost the benefits of your angioplasty? Quitting smoking might help.
Got Diabetes? Quit Smoking, but Take Care
If you smoke, quit! If you're a smoker who has diabetes, however, you may need to more closely monitor your blood sugar after you quit.
The Risks of Youth E-Cig Use
Experimenting is often how kids and teens learn. Experimenting with electronic cigarettes, however, may be risky.
Even a Few Smokes a Day Can Raise Your Risks
If you think smoking just a few cigarettes a day keeps you free from the many risks of smoking, you may want to think again.
E-Cigs Might Make It Harder to Kick the Habit
Many electronic cigarette fans tout the devices' ability to help people quit smoking conventional cigarettes. New evidence suggests, however, that e-cigarettes may not live up to the hype.