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MAKE THE DECISION TO QUIT SMOKING TODAY!

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want
to quit tobacco use.

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Hollidaysburg:

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use.

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Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use, Bedford.

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Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit tobacco use, Altoona.


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BENEFITS OF QUITTING TOBACCO

20 minutes after Quiting

an individuals heart rate drops to a normal level

12 Hours after Quiting

carbon monoxide levels in the blood drop to normal

2 Weeks - 3 Months after Quiting

an individual’s risk of having a heart attack begins to drop and their lung function begins to improve

1-9 Months after Quiting

an individual’s cough and shortness of breath decreases

1 year after Quiting

an individuals coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker

5-15 Years after Quiting

an individual’s risk of having a stroke is reduced to that of a nonsmoker

10 Years after Quiting

an individual’s lung cancer rate is about half that of a smoker and their risk of getting cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas decreases

15 Years after Quiting

an individual’s risk of coronary heart disease is the same as that of a nonsmoker


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