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Prescription Drug Abuse: Who Gets Addicted and Why?

Tips for Stress-Reduction Activities While You Stop Smoking The American Cancer Society’s Quitline counselors and other smoking-cessation experts recommend a variety of techniques to help you quit smoking. Deep breathing. Breathe in deeply, letting your stomach expand until your lungs are filled. Pause a minute. Then exhale fully. Pause a minute. Then take another deep… Continue reading Prescription Drug Abuse: Who Gets Addicted and Why?

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How I Quit Smoking With Stress Reduction and Martial Arts

Charlie Kondek started smoking at about 17 or 18, “trying to be James Dean,” he says. Shortly after graduating from college, he knew he wanted to quit. Now 37, he’s a married father of two and a media relations executive in Ypsilanti, Mich. Here’s how he quit smoking with stress- reduction techniques, and how you… Continue reading How I Quit Smoking With Stress Reduction and Martial Arts