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Vaping could re-shape DNA

Chemical changes seen in cancer patients are also found in people who vape or smoke.

Kicking the habit? Don’t go it alone

Your odds of quitting for good will improve if you lean on therapies and others for help.

Tobacco and vaping? Double the trouble

As if they're not bad enough on their own, dual use of these pernicious products could vastly up your risk of stroke.

Quit smoking? That means vapes, too

The e-cig industry would like you to believe their product is a safe alternative to cigarettes. It's not.

Patient Story

‘I’m going to live’

Screening found early-stage cancer in Marty LaBrecque’s lung. After minimally invasive surgery, the former smoker is free of cancer and ready to live.

Boost your bacteria—kick the habit

Your gut microbe undergoes significant changes when you quit smoking—and that's probably a good thing, researchers say.

There’s bacteria in that vape

A scientific review of 75 electronic cigarette products finds most are contaminated with germs.

Tobacco’s latest casualty: Vision

Research shows that smoking can damage perception of color and contrast, with heavy smokers suffering the most severe deficits.

Patient Story

‘No going back’

After four decades as a smoker, Vicky Walker has found long-lasting escape thanks to a smoking cessation program and its ever-accessible leader.

Study: E-cig vapors laden with toxic metals

Coils that heat the liquid nitrogen may contaminate the resulting vapor with lead, chromium, manganese and nickel.

Study: Nicotine in e-cigarettes might cause cancers

Findings could spur public policies to require lower nicotine levels in tobacco cigarettes and increase regulation of e-cigarettes.

Quit smoking—for good

Make a plan today for a better tomorrow.

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