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 How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coping with the fear of cancer IBS affects 15% of people around the world The evolution of asthma treatment Live healthier Here's some help... » Combat childhood obesity Childhood obesity brings future health problems 3 ways to get young couch potatoes away from the screen Are your children glued to their electronic devices? It might be time to start making some rules. Time for a break? » Stressful job leads to emotional burnout Work burnout tied to emotional eating This is why you must take annual leave Avoid burnout and use your annual leave to get some well-deserved rest. Your body and mind will thank you.