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It's the Great American Smokeout: 7 things to do instead of smoking

The latest studies say yes; a study out this week showed that smokers aged 65 and older who used to smoke 3.2 packs a day and kicked the habit, were able to lower their risk of heart disease to that of a non-smoker in an average of eight years. That shoul
TIME Magazine
added Nov 22, 2013 03:37
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Great American Smokeout

This year, we’re celebrating quitters and their supporters with a series of fun characters designed for social sharing on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ve also got lots of other resources and information to help you quit for good.
American Cancer Society
added Nov 22, 2013 03:36
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Despite campaign, too many people continue to smoke

We like Phillips' approach to kicking the habit. Smokers or those considering smoking may not readily understand the physical pain caused by the deadly habit, but the pain of parting with another dollar just may bring that message home.
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Nov 21, 2013 14:20
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University of Alabama students raise awareness about secondhand smoke dangers with flash mob

Members of the health education honor society Eta Sigma Gamma plan to represent the approximately 135 people who die per day due to secondhand smoke exposure, the society's president said in a UA press release.
AL.com
added Nov 20, 2013 12:44
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Flash mob among Great American Smokeout events at University of Alabama

The flash mob will gather on the Quad near Denny Chimes around 12:20 p.m. The group effort is designed to raise awareness about the negative effects of secondhand smoke. Roughly 135 students on the Quad will drop "dead" from secondhand smoke in hopes of
Tuscaloosa (AL) News
added Nov 20, 2013 12:46
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[Massachusetts] UMass Lowell students want campus tobacco ban

During the Great American Smokeout on campus tomorrow, students are planning informational events and cessation and counseling programs, which will continue throughout November, which is Lung Cancer Awareness month.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Nov 20, 2013 12:27
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[New York] Cancer Society: 40% drop in calls to smokers' quit line

But the ads in New York haven't led to an increase in calls to the state's smokers' quit line: 1-866-NY-QUITS. In fact, the calls are down 40 percent between 2008 and 2011, a state report in December found. The American Cancer Society is highlighting th
Rochester (NY) Democrat and Chronicle
added Nov 20, 2013 02:25
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[Tennessee] 40 year smoker, cancer patient wouldn't change a thing

He chooses not to preach to others about the dangers of smoking. “People know. They know cigarettes are not good for them. I know it. ... Something has got to happen for them to quit,” he said. “That day last year, my life as I knew it changed completel
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added Nov 17, 2013 13:25
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[South Dakota] 38th Annual Great American Smokeout

there's a new twist to their message. E-cigarettes are being advertised as a safe alternative to smoking, but doctors say at least 20 percent of the people puffing on them will become addicted to nicotine leading to long term usage.
KELO 1320 AM / 107.9 FM (Sioux Falls, SD)
added Nov 16, 2013 02:51
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Great American Smokeout — November 21, 2013

sponsored by the American Cancer Society, is an annual event that encourages smokers to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking on that day, in an effort to stop permanently (1). This year, the Smokeout will be held on November 21.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:30
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