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RealAge Challenges and Cheers Smoke-Free Wannabes in 2008

Tuesday, January 22, 2008 General News J E 4
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SAN DIEGO, Jan. 21 RealAge.com, the nation's leadinghealth and wellness Web site, is launching a new program to guide and supportnicotine-free wannabes as they kick the habit in 2008.

RealAge's new Stop Smoking Center launched today. The center is packedwith proven strategies, long studied and pioneered by Michael Roizen, MD, afounder of RealAge and coauthor of YOU: Staying Young and other best-sellingYOU books. The Cleveland Clinic's highly effective smoking cessationtechniques are also included. In addition, RealAge expert and YOU bookcoauthor Mehmet Oz, MD, will inspire people to kick butts on The Oprah WinfreyShow January 22.

Fewer than 2% of the brave souls who quit "cold turkey" can ride outnicotine withdrawal and resist smoking again, according to the ClevelandClinic. To quit for good, smokers need tools, support, and expert advice --all of which RealAge offers in the new Stop Smoking Center. Anyone who smokescan look to the site and . . .

For more information about RealAge's new Stop Smoking program, visithttp://www.RealAge.com or contact Stephanie Sybert, RealAge PR, at858-731-8806.

About RealAge.com

RealAge.com is a healthy-lifestyle Web site that inspires its members to"Live Life to the Youngest" and to pursue their health and wellness goals bymaking their RealAge younger. The site is the official online home for thebest-selling RealAge and YOU books and features the patented RealAge Test, themost widely used method for measuring overall health. Over 17 million peoplehave measured their RealAge by taking the RealAge Test and have received apersonalized plan to make their RealAge younger. This leadinghealthy-lifestyle Web site also features more than 65 additional health-riskassessments, as well as health tips and information, all backed by current,valid science. RealAge.com is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst Magazines, adivision of the Hearst Corporation.-- Find out how hooked they are and which triggers will prove easiest/hardest to thwart -- Do mental and physical prep work before flushing the final pack -- Find a "Quitting Buddy" and get daily checkups on puff-free progress -- Predict withdrawal symptoms hour by hour, day by day -- and get ways to tame them -- Defy relapses and kick butts again with the YOU-Turn forum -- Keep pounds off, and learn how to quell the stress of quitting

SOURCE RealAge.com
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