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November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

— Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in both men and women in the United States. Every year in this country, about 218,000 cases are diagnosed, and about 150,000 people die of lung cancer. What are the symptoms? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some people have symptoms related... Read More

“I Quit Smoking … But Now I’m Gaining Weight!”

— One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking. A month into 2019, a certain percentage of smokers who resolved to become former smokers are still sticking with it. But some report that during January, they seem to have gained a few pounds. This is a common but frustrating turn of events... Read More

Quit Smoking, Houston!

— Today is the day to quit smoking!   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released some information and tips that can help. Quitting “Cold Turkey” might work, but it’s best to have a plan Develop a Quit Plan Planning ahead is a major part of successfully quitting smoking. Smokefree.gov offers details on how to... Read More
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