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Show the Love on Valentine’s Day

Pamper your heart by quitting smoking and helping loved ones quit

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Feb 14, 2012

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Tired of chocolates? Are flowers all too forgettable?

Give the enduring gift of better heart health by quitting smoking or encouraging a loved one to quit this Valentine’s Day.

In addition to causing cancer and respiratory diseases, smoking is also a leading cause of heart disease.  In fact, about 130,000 deaths from cardiovascular disease every year are attributable to smoking, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  About 26 percent of heart attacks and 12-19 percent of strokes are attributable to smoking, the CDC says.

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Be Sweet to your Heart

Feel the love on Valentine's Day and every day by protecting your heart from tobacco

Editor
Feb 14, 2011

Love Your Heart. Need help to quit?Most people know that smoking causes cancer. But it also causes one in five deaths from heart disease in the United States. The risk of stroke is nearly doubled by smoking. And secondhand smoke increases the risk of heart attacks in non-smokers. Our partners at the American Heart Association have comprehensive information on how smoking harms cardiovascular health

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