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There's no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. It is also responsible for many other cancers and health problems. These include lung disease, heart and blood vessel disease, stroke and cataracts. Women who smoke have a greater chance of certain pregnancy problems or having a baby die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). Your smoke is also bad for other people - they breathe in your smoke secondhand and can get many of the same problems as smokers do.

Quitting smoking can reduce your risk of these problems. The earlier you quit, the greater the health benefit.

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  1. Smoking (National Library of Medicine)  
    There's no way around it. Smoking is bad for your health. Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body. Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths. ...
  2. Withdrawal from nicotine; Smoking - nicotine addiction and withdrawal; Smokeless tobacco - nicotine addiction; Cigar smoking; Pipe smoking; Smokeless snuff; Tobacco use; Chewing ...
  3. Smoking cessation - nicotine replacement; Tobacco - nicotine replacement therapy ... Nicotine replacement therapy uses products that supply low doses of nicotine. These products do not contain the ...
  4. What Are Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarette Products? From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    What Are Tobacco, Nicotine, and E-Cigarette Products? Cigarettes: Also known as: “smokes,” “cigs,” or “butts” Smokeless tobacco: Also known as: “chew,” “dip,” “ ...
  5. Nicotine nasal spray is used to help people stop smoking. Nicotine nasal spray should be used together with a ... support groups, counseling, or specific behavior change techniques. Nicotine nasal spray is in a class of medications ...
  6. Nicotine oral inhalation is used to help people stop smoking. Nicotine oral inhalation should be used together with a ... support groups, counseling, or specific behavioral change techniques. Nicotine inhalation is in a class of medications called ...
  7. Nicotine chewing gum is used to help people stop smoking cigarettes. Nicotine chewing gum should be used together with a ... support groups, counseling, or specific behavioral change techniques. Nicotine gum is in a class of medications called ...
  8. Nicotine lozenges are used to help people stop smoking. Nicotine lozenges are in a class of medications called smoking cessation aids. They work by providing nicotine to your body to decrease the withdrawal symptoms ...
  9. Nicotine skin patches are used to help people stop smoking cigarettes. They provide a source of nicotine that reduces the withdrawal symptoms experienced when smoking ...
  10. Tobacco / Nicotine From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
    ... Home » Tobacco/Nicotine » Letter From the Director Tobacco/Nicotine Email Facebook Twitter Letter From the Director Tobacco use kills approximately 440,000 ...
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