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November 2011

 

Did You Know? is a weekly feature from the Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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November 18, 2011

November 10, 2011

  • Almost 70 percent of smokers want to quit and more than half tried to quit within the past year.
  • Quitting smoking is associated with many health benefits, including lower risk for cancer and heart disease.
  • The combination of medication and counseling is more effective for smoking cessation than either medication or counseling alone.

November 4, 2011

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