"I love your site. My life has been defined by change." -Carolyn
Read More Testimonials»

On the Health Blog

Work Your Body, Work Your Mind

It took me a long time to admit that I wasn’t successfully coping with my depression and anxiety on my own. It took even longer to come up with a plan to fight back against my own...

Read More About Work Your Body, Work Your Mind»

Our Quitting Smoking Experts

Dr. Bankole Johnson

Dr. Bankole Johnson

Physician, psychiatrist and addiction researcher

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Damian O’Hara

Damian O’Hara

President of Allen Carr North America

Shared by First30Days View Profile»
Dr. Cheryl Healton

Dr. Cheryl Healton

President and CEO of the American Legacy Foundation

Shared by First30Days View Profile»

Meet all of our Health Experts»

News

The latest news on this change — carefully culled from the world wide web by our change agents. They do the surfing, so you don't have to!

Fun Facts on Quitting Smoking

Fun Facts on Quitting Smoking

Yes, quitting smoking is tough, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring! Keep these fun facts from Smokefree.gov in mind as battle the butt.

Did you know...

* That quitting smoking can be one of the biggest factors in improving sexual functioning?
* That the more intensively you focus on quitting, the higher your odds of quitting?
* That using nicotine replacement products could reduce withdrawal symptoms and double your odds of quitting smoking?
* That your appeal to the opposite sex could triple as a non-smoker?
* That quitting smoking could help you avoid complications when undergoing surgery?
* That the more strategies you use to quit, the higher your odds of remaining quit?
* That for every day that you are quit, your immune system improves?
* That even smokers view nonsmokers more positively than they do smokers?
* That as a non-smoker, others might perceive you as being more sophisticated than as a smoker?
* That as a non-smoker, others may perceive you as being more self-disciplined than as a smoker?

What health benefits are you most excited about gaining from quitting smoking? [Smokefree.gov]

Posted: 5/27/08