Its Time to Quit Smoking - Important Facts About Quitting

Posted by newsinfusion on Dec. 02, 2008

For more info visit www.newsinfusion.com The national quit smoking day was November 20th. The holidays just around the corner, smokers will be bombarded with triggers such as family stress and holiday parties that can stimulate the intense nicotine cravings. According to Dr. Michael Roizen, founder and chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of RealAge, Inc. and frequent Oprah contributor, successful quitting is almost always a step-by-step process! Did You Know These Smoking facts? • More than 45 million Americans still light up on a regular basis. • A recent report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) stated that tobacco use killed 100 million people worldwide in the 20th century and could kill one billion people in the 21st. • Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, accounting for approximately 1 of every 5 deaths (438,000 people) each year.

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