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7 Deadly and Not-So-Deadly Skin Sins

Here's how not to care for your skin. Taking heed of these seven common blunders will help renew your complexion and possibly even save your life.

Emphysema: What You Need to Know

It can be treated, but it can't be cured. Here's a closer look at this disease of the lungs.

COPD: 5 Supplements That Can Help

If you're looking for alternative ways to manage this condition, consider bromelain, coenzyme Q10, and others.

The Cigarette, Hormone, and Disease Connection

Researchers have identified an association among hormones and increased risk of diseases in people who smoke.

The Link Between Smoking and Brain Function

Sure, cigarettes can do damage to your heart and lungs. But did you know lighting up can take a toll on your mind as well?

The Facts About Oral Cancer

Oral cancer occurs twice as often in men as it does in women. And increasing age is a major risk factor. Here's what you need to know.

What Smoking Does to Your Brain

Over time, a smoker's brain begins to associate cigarettes with pleasure, making it tougher to quit. And that's not the only mental effect of lighting up.

Diagnosed With Diabetes? Beware of Another Risk

An estimated 1 out of 3 people with diabetes over the age of 50 has Peripheral Artery Disease, a condition that increases one's risk of heart attack and stroke.

Lung Cancer: The Differences Between Non-Small Cell and Small Cell

These diseases may share similar names, but they're actually quite distinct when it comes to symptoms and course of treatment.

How to Unwind Without Cigarettes

You can learn to take a break without lighting up. Change the way you relax with these tips.

Get the Facts About Urinary Incontinence

What are the types, causes, risk factors, and treatments of this hard to control, and sometimes embarrassing, condition?

New Nicotine Vaccine May Help Smokers Quit

A groundbreaking treatment to curb nicotine cravings is in the works. Find out how this new vaccine works.

Recipe to Quit Smoking? Fruits and Veggies

If you're ready to quit, research shows upping your fruit and vegetable intake could help you achieve your goal.

How to Quit Smoking: 4 Tips to Live By

Each person has different needs when it comes to smoking cessation. Use these strategies to make it work for you.

What Does Smoking Do to Your Heart?

Become aware of the startling statistics about lighting up. Get tips on putting down the cigarettes for good.

Cervical Cancer: Risks and Prevention

Cervical cancer used to be one of the most common causes of death from cancer for American women. Rates have improved, but it's still essential to have the facts.

How Smoking Affects Your Sleep

See the surprising reason why smokers have a hard time getting healthy amounts of sleep.

10 Habits That Hurt Your Eyes

If you smoke cigarettes or stare at a screen all day, you could be doing your peepers a disservice. Read on for eight more offenses.

Peripheral Arterial Disease: What You Need to Know

Up to 12 million people in the U.S. are currently living with this condition. Here are the risk factors and treatments options.

Why Only Some Smokers Get Cancer

Smoking is a significant risk factor for lung (and other) cancers and is responsible for almost 90 percent of all lung cancer deaths. However, we all know individuals who smoke for a long time and never develop cancer.

Health by the Numbers: Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide, but it is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. Here's a look at the disease by the numbers.

Newly Uncovered Smoking Danger for Women

Smokers don't need another study to tell them their habit is dangerous, but here is a risk you might not expect.

Why Do Men Die First?

Recent statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) give women at birth an average life expectancy of 80.4 years compared with 75.4 years for men. So why is there such a gap?

6 Hidden Allergy and Asthma Triggers

Learn to identify the most common culprits so you can breathe easier.

Wide Awake in America

Insomnia affects more than 70 million Americans. Find out more about what's keeping you awake at night.

The 10 Best Reasons to Quit Smoking

Many people successfully kick the habit, and you can too. Here, the top 10 benefits of smoke-free living.

6 Ways to Boost Bone Strength

Learn how to build strong bones and protect against osteoporosis.

Diabetes and Foot Care

There are steps you can take to keep your feet healthy and minimize your risk of serious complications. Get started with these simple tips.

7 Tips for Proper Oral Care

While a set of pearly whites is certainly aesthetically pleasing, poor oral health can put you at risk for a variety of chronic conditions.

Where There's Smoke There's No Allergies?

Researchers have discovered that smoke seemed to prevent certain cells from producing proteins that can lead to allergy-related inflammation. But does that mean you shouldn't kick this bad habit?
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