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Strategies to Tackle Workplace Tobacco Use

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Smoking Cessation

Tobacco use is a public health problem worldwide, being a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease and cancer which are the leading causes of death worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tobacco smoking remains…

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The American Lung Association and CVS Health: A Partnership in Lung Health

American Lung Association - in Smoking Cessation

Every two and a half minutes someone in the U.S. is told that they have lung cancer, and the five-year survival rate is only 17.7 percent – making lung cancer the #1 cancer killer of women and men. While air pollution, radon, asbestos and exposure to secondhand…

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Tobacco: Addiction and Embarrassment

Smoking is a very ‘personal habit’ Working with employees and their spouses in an employer-sponsored tobacco cessation program is an eye-opener for even the most experienced wellness coach. The most reoccurring theme is the embarrassment expressed by participants…

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