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Jan 12

Quit for Love

Ringgold County Public Health is advising residents to give up smoking to improve their health and protect their family and friends from toxic secondhand smoke. The “Quit for Love” campaign encourages those who use tobacco to quit by Valentine’s Day. Get help through Quitline Iowa, 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669), or talk with any Ringgold County health care […]

Jan 3

How to Make Your Quit-Smoking Resolution Stick

The New Year brings reflection on our lives and the personal changes we can make to feel better. Quitting smoking tops the list of New Year’s resolutions—and for good reason. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease, disability, and premature death in the United States. Moreover, each year, about 70% of adult […]

Dec 21

Announcing Smokefree Teen

  Nearly 90 percent of adult smokers began smoking before they turned 18. And tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death, causing more than 5 million deaths per year worldwide. Telephone quit lines support adult users, 18 and older, yet teens are asking for help. That’s why the National Cancer Institute’s Tobacco Control […]