Kicking Butts

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Kicking Butts

Quit Smoking and Take Charge of Your Health

By American Cancer Society

American Cancer Society, Paperback, 9781604430066, 129pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010

Winner: 2011 National Health Information Award, Silver, Health Promotion/Disease Prevention; 2011 National Indie Excellence Award, Winner, Self-Help, General Offering straightforward and highly effective techniquesfor those committed to quit smoking, this book explains how to get itdone and provides reliable solutions to a life-changing choice.Leading the reader through a programto say goodbye to smoking forever providing tips, suggestions, and solid support when it's most needed this updated new editionpresents the latest information about over-the-counter and prescription smoking-cessation products and methods, including how they work, what the benefits are, and possible side effects. Each chapter contains checklists for making a plan to quit, identifying and avoiding smoking triggers, and handling cravings, while practical methods for dealing with stress, depression, and concerns about weight gain are also included.

About the Author
The American Cancer Society is an organization committed to fighting cancer through balanced programs of research, education, patient service, advocacy, and rehabilitation. Its goals emphasize prevention, early detection, and screening; comprehensive treatment information; answers to questions about insurance, money, and planning for the future; and strategies for coping with the physical symptoms and emotional effects of cancer. They are based in Atlanta.