Posts Tagged: quit smoking

Participate in the Great American Smokeout!

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Put out your butts! Tobacco use is the largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S.

MHS wants you to participate in the Great American Smokeout!

It’s held on the third Thursday of November. This has been going on since 1977. It is a single-day campaign encouraging smokers to quit for at least 24 hours. This year’s event takes place on Nov. 20.

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Go Red for Women Friday, February 1st

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Visit facebook.com/GoRedforWomen
Friday is the American Heart Associations’ Go Red for Women Wear Red Day. Wear Red in support of women’s heart health.

From Go Red for Women’s Facebook page:
The facts are clear. More women die of heart disease than all forms of cancer combined. Unfortunately, the killer isn’t as easy to see. Heart disease is often silent, hidden and misunderstood.

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Stop Smoking

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MHS encourages you to quit using tobacco products or smoking today. Tobacco smoke contains nicotine, a drug that is addictive and can make it very hard, but not impossible, to quit. More than 400,000 deaths in the U.S. each year are from the use of tobacco products.

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