Smoking Cessation

No Smoking IconThe U.S. Surgeon General has called cigarette smoking “the chief preventable cause of death in our society.” Smoking damages almost every organ in the body and accounts for nearly 30% of all cancer deaths. Do your lungs a favor and never light up - they are doing a good job for you, so be a good mama and take care of them. We’re here to help.

September 2
For Immediate Release: July 22, 2009
Media Inquiries: Siobhan DeLancey, 301-796-4668, siobhan.delancey@fda.hhs.gov
Consumer Inquiries: 888-INFO-FDA
FDA and Public Health Experts Warn About Electronic Cigarettes
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
September 2
Reuters Health
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Editor and editing by Alan Elsner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tobacco use will kill 6 million people next year from cancer, heart disease, emphysema and a range of other ills,...
September 2
The Times of India
September 2009
A study conducted in Canada has reinforced the correlation between being overweight, smoking and breast cancer risk
Published in the Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, the study is unique because it did not include...
August 24,
Did you know?
Cigarette smoking causes 87 percent of lung cancer deaths and is responsible for most cancers of the larynx, oral cavity and pharynx, esophagus, and bladder.
Secondhand smoke is responsible for an estimated 3,000 lung cancer deaths...
August 24,
THURSDAY, April 9 (HealthDay News) -- More than half of New York City residents who do not smoke have elevated levels of the residue of secondhand smoke in their blood, says the city's health department.
And that suggests that nonsmokers in the city...

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