It’s a great day to be a quitter
Nov 21, 2013
When you quit smoking, how long does it take for your health to improve?
No time at all. The health benefits of quitting smoking are almost immediate. As soon as you quit, you start to improve your health and increase your chances of leading a long, healthy life.
For many reasons, any day is a good day to quit smoking. But today is an especially good day. It’s the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – a day when smokers are encouraged to quit smoking, or to make a plan to quit smoking.
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Reduced smoking and better screening save lives
Jan 6, 2012
Deaths from cancer continue to decline, pushed downward by critical prevention strategies, especially progress against smoking. The American Cancer Society’s annual report on cancer statistics says better screening and treatment also play a role.
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Administration has taken historic action against leading cause of preventable death
Nov 17, 2011
Today is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, and President Obama is marking the occasion with a video underscoring his Administration's commitment to winning the fight against tobacco — the nation's leading cause of preventable death.
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36th annual Smokeout kicks off a season of getting motivated and getting help to quit
Nov 16, 2011
For smokers trying to quit, there's no better time than to start than tomorrow — the Great American Smokeout.
For 36 years, the American Cancer Society has designated the day for smokers to quit, and for those who love them to give help and support.
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