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Kick the Habit

Smoking puts you at higher risk for heart disease and stroke. Learn the risks and quit today. We can help.

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5 Steps to Quit Smoking

So you’ve decided to quit smoking. Great! It’s one of the best things you can do to improve your health and add years to your life. It’s not easy — but you can do it. You’re more likely to quit for good if you prepare for your last cigarette and the cravings, urges and feelings that come with quitting.

Help! I want to quit smoking!

First things first, consider this a virtual high five for making the decision to quit smoking! You’ve made your health a priority, and you should be proud of yourself. But deciding to quit smoking is just the first step – the rest of the path to successfully quitting may not be as easy for you. That’s when the options below may come into play in helping you stay healthy and put out the cigarettes for good.

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Your Non-Smoking Life

When you quit smoking, you may feel like you've lost some of the pleasure in life. But that doesn't have to be the case. When you stop smoking, your senses of taste and smell start to come back to life. So does your feeling of being in direct contact with the world, without a smoke screen to hide behind.

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Join the movement to be
Healthy for Good

You don’t need a guilt trip. We know you know. You want to be Healthy for Good. And we’re here to help. We’ll keep you on track with shareable tips, videos and hacks.

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  • You-based motivation.