Act Now, Live Longer: Quit Smoking
July 29, 2008
WZTV FOX 17/Nashville recently aired a five part series on simple ways to prolong your life. It was based on a study from the National Commission on Prevention Priorities.
Act Now, Live Longer, Part 4 covers smoking. “42-thousand lives would be saved each year if health professionals told 90 percent of smokers to quit and offered them medication or help. Today … only 28 percent of smokers receive such services. ”