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[Washington] E-Cigarettes a Burning Topic at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s Great American Smoke Out

on display at Naval Hospital Bremerton (NHB) for the annual Great American Smoke Out (GASO). But there were perils presented...UW Burn Center has treated 21 injuries since Oct. 2015 directly related to e-cigarettes. Eighty percent of the victims had flam
added Nov 19, 2016 20:49

[Pennsylvania] PA Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During the Annual Great American Smokeout

"It can be difficult to quit smoking, but a person's chances of success dramatically increase if they have the resources and support structure they need," said Secretary Murphy. "The Department of Health offers services that can help smokers quit for goo
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:40

Great American Smokeout Stands Out Among 'Awareness Days' / Study detected about 61,000 more online searches and tweets on quitting smoking that day

Researchers analyzed news reports and tweets since 2009 to determine whether the Great American Smokeout's message was being heard and shared. They also checked online searches for information about quitting smoking, as well as calls to hotlines that off
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2016 15:52

Tips on Making the 'Great American Smokeout' Work for You

First, you need to change the way you smoke, Strauss said. Instead of smoking whenever you feel like it, start smoking on a regular schedule. This will help separate your smoking from its triggers, he explained. Consider using approved anti-smoking medi
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 18, 2015 16:44

Here's Your Chance to Stop Smoking

Making the decision to quit smoking is the most important step in kicking the habit, and that's what smokers are being encouraged to do as part of the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout on Nov. 19.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 17, 2015 22:32

Cancer Advocates Mark Great American Smokeout by Urging Californians to Support a $2 Per Pack Tobacco Tax Increase

PR Newswire
added Nov 17, 2015 22:25

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking remains health concern despite progress

The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout came and went without much ado this year. ..The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 27, 2014 15:37

The Great American Smokeout: a great day to quit smoking

In 1974, the Monticello Times in Minnesota launched the first "Don't Smoke Day" (or "D-Day") in the state. D-Day led to the California Division of the American Cancer Society holding the first Great American Smokeout on 18th November, 1976.
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Nov 21, 2014 11:57

ARTHUR: Smoking can be fun, humiliating, joy and agony

It was New Year’s Day and I was sick with flu. Worse, I ran out of cigarettes. I said to my frail, bedridden self, “You can either call a friend to bring you a carton of cigarettes, or you can quit cold turkey.” I knew if I could get through a day, I cou
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Nov 16, 2014 22:28

[Oklahoma] Coalition helping locals kick the habit Nov. 20

This Nov. 20, area smokers are urged to quit for a day, quit for life and celebrate the Great American Smokeout alongside the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline and Cherokee County Communities of Excellence Tobacco Control Coalition. This day-long event sponsored
Tahlequah (OK) Daily Press
added Nov 6, 2014 10:29
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