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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. ”