Millions of people do it. Billions of dollars are spent on hopes people will continue to do it.
Cigarette smoking is the number one cause of preventable disease and death worldwide according to the American Lung Association. Smoking harms nearly every organ in your body. It can lead to many health issues including cancer. Yet nearly 20% of American adults still elect to smoke. Each year, the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to quit by declaring the third Thursday of November the “Great American Smokeout”.
Saint Thomas Health can help you quit through its Smoking Cessation program (615) 222-6506. Watch the story to learn more about the program.