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Recommit to Your New Year's Resolutions

As we ring in the new year, millions of people make resolutions to change their lives for the better, hoping to lose weight, quit smoking, spend more time with their families or make other life improvements. The Web can aid you on your journey, with advice, resources and inspiration that will help you follow through with—or recommit to—your New Year's resolutions.

Advice About New Year’s Resolutions

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Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking improves the health of your entire body and saves hundreds (sometimes thousands) of dollars a year. This section shows you the benefits from quitting smoking, helps you find a cessation method that’s right for you, and guides you through the quitting process.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Quitting cold turkey or gradually cutting back may seem like the cheapest and easiest way to stop smoking, but cessation Web sites discourage these approaches because they don’t often work. Research shows that fewer than 10 percent of smokers succeed at quitting cold turkey. It’s generally recommended to combine at least two approaches (counseling and nicotine replacement, for example).
  • Be sure you talk to your doctor about your choice to quit smoking, even if you aren’t seeking a prescription drug. Nicotine replacement therapies, such as the patch or gum, could interfere with medications you’re taking. Your doctor may also have other resources to share.
  • Though the Web doesn’t have a comprehensive, centralized list of local smoking cessation programs, check the Web site of your nearby hospital or city or county health department to see whether it offers classes.

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