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Exploring Different Quit Smoking Plans: Finding the Right Strategy for You

Congratulations! Making the decision to quit smoking is a significant step toward improving your overall health and well-being. From the moment you extinguish that last cigarette, your body embarks on a journey of recovery. Within days, your blood’s carbon monoxide levels decrease, and breathing becomes noticeably easier. Why Is Smoking So Addictive? The culprit behind …

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The Impact of Secondhand Smoke on Children’s Health

In a world where personal choices often intersect with public health, the issue of secondhand smoke transcends individual decisions. This article extensively examines the pressing and wide-ranging issue of secondhand smoke, illuminating its unsettling impact on the health of children. No matter if you smoke or not, being around secondhand smoke is harmful, especially for …

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Quit Plans

Find out what your smoking triggers are. What events or aspects of your life “feed” into past unsuccessful quit attempts? Smoke when you’re stressed? When you drive? When you feel uncomfortable? When you drink? With your morning cup of coffee? Worried about weight gain? Once you have identified what you associate smoking with, you will …

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E-cigarettes/Vaping

What is an E-Cigarette? An e-cigarette is a device that heats and vaporizes a liquid that contains nicotine designed to mimic the experience of smoking a conventional cigarette. They are a new product – less than 10 years old, there are more than 250 brands. The Ingredients, flavorants (chemicals and natural flavors used to flavor …

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Medical Coverage

Did you know that the Affordable Care Act requires all insurance plans to cover – without cost sharing – quit smoking medicines and counseling up to twice per year? Call or visit: 1-800-318-2596 or https://www.healthcare.gov/. A representative is available 24/7. Medical coverage varies from plan to plan. Talk to your doctor about your quit plan. Your …

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Quit Tips

Don’t let Holiday stress win! Use the skills you have developed throughout your quit attempt so you don’t pick up tobacco again. Remember: If you do relapse, it doesn’t mean you have lost everything – tomorrow is a new day, and you can ask for help. Nibble on low-calorie items like carrot sticks, celery and …

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Veteran – Military

While the New Hampshire Tobacco Helpline is available for any NH resident who wants to quit tobacco or wants information about tobacco use, including our service members, the US Department of Defense has specially tailored materials and services for this population. Quit Tobacco—Make Everyone Proud is an educational campaign for the U.S. military, sponsored by …

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