It’s an encouraging statistic: the number of nurses who smoke dropped from 11 percent to 7 percent from 2007 to 2011. Still, we know that for those who haven’t yet kicked the habit, quitting can be a long, tough road.
Some hospitals and other healthcare facilities have made the process a bit easier by creating smoke-free campuses and even refusing to hire smokers. We’ve explored tips to help you quit smoking in the past, and today we want to highlight a few programs that may not be quite as common as nicotine gum and the patch. For more information on many ways to quit smoking, both common and less common, SmokeFree.gov is a good place to start.
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