Great American Smokeout -- November 19, 2009

November 2009
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/13/2009, Vol. 58 Issue 44, p1227
The article reports on the 33rd anniversary of the Great American Smokeout of the American Cancer Society in the U.S. on November 19, 2009. The event encourages smokers to quit for a day and inform them about resources that could help them stay away from the vice. Some of the benefits of quitting smoking include lesser risk for heart disease and some types of cancer.


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