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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

You CAN Kick the Habit for Good! (and CCHC Has a Free Way to Help) According to the World Health Organization (WHO), tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year, and that number is predicted to grow unless anti-tobacco actions are increased. According to the 2014 Surgeon General’s Report, more…

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Love Your Heart

Today’s Choices Prevent Future Threats Guess what? You’re never too young—or too old—to take care of your heart. Preventing heart disease, and all cardiovascular diseases, is easy when you make smart decisions now that will pay great dividends the rest of your life. Lack of exercise, a poor diet, and other unhealthy habits can take…

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Great American Smokeout!

There’s Nothing to Lose When You Quit: Join the Great American Smokeout! The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout takes place November 17.

 Unfortunately, an estimated 42 million Americans still smoke and an additional 15 million people smoke tobacco in cigars or pipes. Tobacco use remains this country’s single largest preventable cause of disease and…

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Preston and Infinito recognized for Smoking Cessation Program

Dr. Ronald Preston & Mary Lou Infinitio, RN are thanked by the Craven County School Board for being true community partners by providing a smoking cessation program through the CCHC Foundation. Thank you to the Weyerhaeuser Company Giving Fund for providing a $2,000 grant to expand the smoking prevention & educational program to our students.

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month To Prevent the Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. Start with Your Heart Your family is important to you and you make every effort to take care of them. The same goes with your home—you’re sure to make any repairs necessary. What about your heart? Do you take the…

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ACS Great American Smokeout is November 19th

Be a Quitter: Join the Great American Smokeout! The American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout takes place November 19. Sad news: An estimated 42 million Americans still smoke and an additional 15 million people smoke tobacco in cigars or pipes. Tobacco use remains as this country’s single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death….

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May 31 is World No Tobacco Day

May 31 is World No Tobacco Day Kick the Habit! CCHC Has a Free Way to Help written by Holly Collins The public has long known about the dangers that come with smoking. Tobacco use seriously impacts the health of the smoker and family and friends who are exposed to second-hand smoke. According to the…

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Registration is OPEN for April’s “Quit Smoking Now” Class!

Registration is OPEN for April’s “Quit Smoking Now” Class! If you have ever wondered how you can finally break the habit, this is the class for you! Hundreds of people of successfully quit after completing this 4 hour FREE class. There are many reasons to quit and we want to help you. This is a…

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Learn how to QUIT SMOKING! New Classes Offered

If you missed the February class, we have just announced TWO new sessions so you can learn to QUIT SMOKING NOW! If you want to quit smoking, but do not know how, or haven’t had luck in the past, this class is for you! Classes are presented by Dr. Ronald Preston as part of a…

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Smoking Cessation Classes Start February 2

Just a reminder that our Smoking Cessation Classes start on February 2, 2015. This four-part class is offered for FREE on February 2, 3, 4 and 5 from 6pm – 7pm. The CCHC Foundation is proud to present our Smoking Cessation Program, presented by Dr. Ronald Preston. Now, more than ever, it’s important to break…

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