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Smoking Cessation Medications

Written by Michelle Chen At the Health Center, we see many patients who believe willpower is the key to quitting smoking. However, it often takes more than motivation to quit successfully. When you smoke, your body becomes addicted to nicotine, … Continue reading


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Make Quitting Smoking Your New Year’s Resolution

Written by Michelle Chen Every year, people around the world make New Year’s resolutions—to be more active, spend more time with family, eat healthier, and many more. If you are one of the 7 out of 10 U.S. smokers who … Continue reading


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Quitting Smoking is Hard, But You Can Do It!

Written by Michelle Chen At the hospital, 60-year-old Mr. Fong lays in bed. He is surrounded by family, but feels great pain from advanced lung cancer. His bones ache and he has little energy. He has no appetite to eat … Continue reading


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Talk to Your Doctor about Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer affects men and women equally, regardless of race and ethnicity. It is most often found in people who are 50 years old or older. However, there is an increasing rate of colorectal cancer in those who are under … Continue reading


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How to Have a Happy Holiday Without Stress or Smoke

Holidays are supposed to be an enjoyable time when family and friends gather together with food and drinks, but it can also be stressful as people rush from place to place. A cigarette can sound like the perfect way to … Continue reading