Home > Lifestyle > Stop smoking > News News All sections in Stop Smoking » Effects of smoking » Stop smoking advice » Other forms of tobacco use » Smoking FAQs » Smoking in SA » Stop Smoking News » Smoking alternatives How to create your own quit-smoking plan Change the habits that foster your tobacco use and it will be easier to quit smoking for good. Ask Stop Smoking Advice » Assess Ready to quit smoking? » Assess Are you at risk for cancer? » Assess Are you at risk for COPD? » Quit smoking this year Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever? Smoking damage to sinuses can last 10 years New research has found that smoking-related sinus pain, swelling and inflammation are reversible. More and more people smoking in kids' movies An increase in smoking scenes in kid-friendly movies could encourage young people to light up. Vaping leads to 'real' smoking by teens Many experts are convinced that e-cigarettes are to blame for kids starting to smoke tobacco cigarettes. The challenge of making Africa smoke-free Three international tobacco policy experts weigh in about controlling tobacco marketing in low- and middle-income countries. Secondhand smoke bad for pets as well Dogs and cats not only breathe in tobacco smoke, but can also ingest harmful substances by licking their owner's hair, skin and clothes, an expert warns. E-cigarettes just as bad for gums as regular smokes A study has shown that when the vapours from an e-cigarette are burned, it causes cells to release inflammatory proteins, aggravating stress within cells. SEE: How your body reacts when you quit smoking Every year, nearly 8 million adults light up 27 billion cigarettes. Here's a look at how your body reacts when you stop smoking. Quitting smoking may cut complication risk after joint replacement It's known that smokers do worse than non-smokers after joint replacements, and now research shows that quitting smoking before surgery can improve patients' outcomes. James Bond quits smoking, but co-stars don't A new study finds that Bond has not smoked since 2002, but is unfortunately still at risk of secondhand smoking. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.