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Smoking Can Make Stress Worse
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Regaining Control: Quit Tips
Recognize your routine: You probably have patterns for when you smoke. Same people, same times, same places — find your routine, and mix it up. |page|
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Get help: Share your plan to quit and allow others to help and encourage you.
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