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Quit smoking: Ease into it, if necessary

Quit smoking: Ease into it, if necessary

Most people have the best success with quitting smoking by setting a quit-smoking date and then stopping on that date. If you''ve tried that method and it hasn''t worked for you, you might want to start the quit-smoking process by gradually cutting back on your smoking. To cut back gradually: 1. Delay your first cigarette of the day. 2. Smoke only half of each cigarette. 3. Buy only one pack of cigarettes at a time. 4. Trade one smoking break a day for physical activity. Build on each success until you''ve quit smoking entirely.

2014-05-20

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