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Five Minutes or Less for Health Weekly Tip: Be Smoke-Free

Be Smoke-Free

Smoking harms nearly every organ of the body, causing many diseases, affecting the health of smokers and those around them. Quitting smoking has immediate as well as long-term benefits for you and your loved ones. Take a few minutes to make the decision to be smoke-free.

  • If you smoke, call 1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) or your doctor or nurse for help in quitting.
  • Avoid secondhand smoke. Stay away from other people’s smoke.
  • If pregnant, smoking also harms the fetus. Don’t smoke or be around secondhand smoke.
  • Choose restaurants and businesses that are smoke-free.

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