Great American Smokeout -- November 20, 2008

November 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/14/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 45, p1221
The article offers information on the 32nd annual Great American Smokeout, a smoking cessation program of the American Cancer Society. The event encourages smokers to quit for at least one day and that raises awareness of the many effective ways to quit for good. Smoking cessation has substantial and immediate health benefits, and smokers who use proven interventions greatly increase the likelihood of quitting permanently, according to the article.


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