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Cessation

  Visit Smokefree.gov for resources to help with quitting.

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Drugs to kick smoking now free by mail except for elderly

Smoking cessation drugs now are available at no charge through the Tricare Mail Order Program for service members, military family members and retirees under age 65 who want to kick this unhealthy habit.   The free cessation drugs finally are available almost five years after Congress ordered them. The free medicines are part of a… Read the full article >

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Women Who Quit Smoking Live Decade More

Women who stop smoking before middle-age live about 10 years longer than women who continue to smoke throughout life, a new study from the United Kingdom finds. Smoking until middle age does reduce lifespan somewhat — women in the study who smoked until age 40 were about 1.2 times more likely to die over a 12-year period,… Read the full article >

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