Navigation Links
In Smoke-Free Minnesota, Five Former Smokers Share Their Struggles With Fighting Addiction
Date:6/18/2008

people are about," said Beasley. "The photos are fleeting observations of five people and their connections to spirit and to others."

Each year in Minnesota, tobacco use causes more than 5,600 deaths and is estimated to cost $2 billion in direct health care costs. Minnesotans looking for help to stop smoking have a variety of options available to them through QUITPLAN Services.

The Freedom to Breathe Act of 2007, a comprehensive state law prohibiting smoking in most workplaces, including restaurants and bars, went into effect on October 1, 2007. Minnesotans can find out about all the free help to quit smoking through QUITPLAN Services by calling 1-888-354-PLAN (7526).

QUITPLAN(R) Services for Minnesotans include:

-- The QUITPLAN(R) Helpline -- The QUITPLAN Helpline offers telephone counseling and free nicotine patches, lozenges or gum to eligible callers.

-- quitplan.com -- The web site offers free lifetime membership, helpful quitting tools and activities and the chance to connect online with thousands of others who have chosen to quit tobacco.

-- QUITPLAN(R) Centers -- QUITPLAN Centers provide in-person counseling in a health care setting, as well as access to nicotine patches, lozenges or gum.

-- Community-Tailored QUITPLAN(R) Centers -- A combination of stop-smoking tools and culturally-tailored counseling for communities of color.

-- QUITPLAN(R) at Work -- The QUITPLAN at Work program offers free on-site professional group counseling for eligible businesses with at least eight employees ready to stop smoking.

About ClearWay Minnesota(SM)

ClearWay Minnesota is an independent, non-profit organization that improves the health of Minnesotans by reducing the harm caused by tobacco. ClearWay Minnesota serves Minnesota through its grant-making program, QUITPLAN(R) stop-smoking services and statewide outreach activities. It is funded with 3 percent of the state's 1998 tobacco settlement. For more in
'/>"/>

SOURCE ClearWay Minnesota
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Fathers Day Smoke-Free
2. World No Tobacco Day: Global Organizations Join Forces To Break the Tobacco Marketing Net and Help Children Grow Up Smoke-Free
3. New CDC Study Shows Smoke-Free Laws Spreading Across U.S. and Should Spur Remaining States to Take Action
4. QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Mothers Day Smoke-Free
5. Pennsylvania Conference Committee Should Approve Smoke-Free Bill That Covers All Workplaces and Protects All Workers
6. American Lung Association Offers Smoke-Free Transition Help to Businesses
7. Ad Campaign Urges Pennsylvania Lawmakers to Stop Waffling and Pass Comprehensive Smoke-Free Law
8. Hospitals still not smoke-free
9. Mexico Citys New Smoke-Free Law Sets Example for Latin America and World
10. Nebraskas New Smoke-Free Law is Historic Win for Health
11. Approval of Nebraska Smoke-Free Legislation is Historic Win for Health
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 Visitors to our region recognize ... to ensure its protection. Bob Kiesendahl, one of the ... the Delaware Highlands Conservancy for donations collected through participation ... donations add up fast, as visitors welcome the opportunity ... River Region. , The Kiesendahl family has owned Woodloch ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... "we caught it early" is possibly the best news ... cancer diagnosis. Combating cancer in its earliest stages, when ... the body, gives patients the best chances of survival. ... other forms of cancer are touted for saving lives ... screenings as a precautionary measure, especially for high-risk patients. ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... ... ... ... , UCLA researchers interviewed people with diverticulitis and confirmed that many suffer psychological and physical symptoms long after their ... UCLA team led by Dr. Brennan Spiegel interviewed patients in great detail about the symptoms they experience weeks, months or even years ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Over 630 ... Pinhole Surgical Technique®, the revolutionary minimally invasive treatment for ... considered by many of his peers to be the ... speaker at a recent Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique® training ... Dr. Shanelec is the recipient of the American Academy ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 The American Telemedicine Association ... Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) for ... coverage under Medicare, Medicaid and Federal Communications Commission ... Republicans, introduced the Telehealth Enhancement Act as S. ... H.R. 3306, introduced by Rep. Gregg Harper (R-MS) ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Pocono Mountain Resort Guests Contribute Over $8500 to Protect Land in 6 Short Months 2Health News:UK psychologist creates patient tool to assist with lung cancer screening decision 2Health News:UK psychologist creates patient tool to assist with lung cancer screening decision 3Health News:Diverticulitis patients reveal psychological, physical symptoms long after acute attacks 2Health News:Diverticulitis patients reveal psychological, physical symptoms long after acute attacks 3Health News:Periodontist Dr. Dennis Shanelec Comments On The Chao Pinhole Surgical Technique® Training Course 2Health News:ATA Applauds Senators’ Push for Federal Telemedicine Improvements 2
... the first to use a new tool to identify the ... of what these microscopic signatures or biomarkers should look like. ... Journal of Proteome Research, the advance could one day lead ... cancer as well as other diseases. , With many diseases, ...
... Provides Interventional Cardiologists with Enhanced ... Faster, More Precise Procedures, CHICAGO, March 31 According ... 1 killer,with an average of one death every 37 seconds. ... contributed to the surge of,Americans with cardiac issues. To address ...
... on Blue Cross ... EAGAN, Minn., March 31 In a peer-reviewed ... Cross and Blue,Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) reports that ... visits to the emergency room and,had an 11 percent ...
... medication, study finds , , MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) ... diabetes drug, Amaryl, at slowing clogging of the arteries ... disease. , The Cleveland Clinic researchers behind the new ... diabetes medication has been shown to slow atherosclerosis, giving ...
... 2008 New data from a clinical trial ... patients living with type 2 diabetes, ACTOS® (pioglitazone ... arteries compared to glimepiride, and prevented progression compared ... PERISCOPE (Pioglitazone Effect on Regression of Intravascular Sonographic ...
... Considered by many in medical,marketing to be ... Ferdinand has joined,prominent Houston healthcare and sports marketing ... and Business Development., In her new role ... counsel for existing clients, and develop relationships,with potential ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Scientists: New technique identifies molecular 'biomarkers' for disease 2Health News:Scientists: New technique identifies molecular 'biomarkers' for disease 3Health News:See More, Do More: Siemens Highlights New Generation of Interventional Imaging Systems for Cardiology at ACC 2Health News:See More, Do More: Siemens Highlights New Generation of Interventional Imaging Systems for Cardiology at ACC 3Health News:See More, Do More: Siemens Highlights New Generation of Interventional Imaging Systems for Cardiology at ACC 4Health News:Blue Cross' Consumer-directed Health Plan - Options Blue - Members Not Sacrificing Health for the Sake of Saving Money 2Health News:Blue Cross' Consumer-directed Health Plan - Options Blue - Members Not Sacrificing Health for the Sake of Saving Money 3Health News:Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries 2Health News:Diabetes Drug Slows Clogging of Arteries 3Health News:New data showed Actos prevented progression of atherosclerotic plaque volume in patients 2Health News:Medical Marketing Veteran Signs on as Director of Strategy and New Business Development at Active Imagination 2
(Date:7/30/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transluminal Technologies LLC, a ... has announced today that they have received CE ... Device. Velox CD™ provides a safe and predictable ... procedures. The single size velox CD™ is indicated ... 5F to 8F.  Velox CD™ utilizes ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... , July 30, 2014 Reportlinker.com announces ... in its catalogue: mHealth and Home ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0356852/mHealth-and-Home-Monitoring-–-6th-Edition.html Executive summary ... leading to better outcomes, decreased costs and improved ... mHealth solutions is still in an early stage, ...
(Date:7/30/2014)... --  Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation ("Unique," ... Delaware Corporation, is pleased to announce it has ... ("Larasan"), a nature-based pharmaceutical company that produces and distributes ... will work with Unique to help distribute its ... distribution network throughout China ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Transluminal Technologies receives CE Mark approval for velox CD(TM) vascular closure device 2mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 2mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 3mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 4mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 5mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 6mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 7mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 8mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 9mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 10mHealth and Home Monitoring - 6th Edition 11Unique Pizza and Subs Announces Asian Distribution Agreement with Larasan Pharmaceutical Corporation 2Unique Pizza and Subs Announces Asian Distribution Agreement with Larasan Pharmaceutical Corporation 3
... YORK, Oct. 7, 2011 Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. (OTCBB: ... clinical-stage pipeline, and multiple licenses with major pharmaceutical companies ... interview with Dr. Daniel Chain, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO ... Dr. Chain will be discussing the state ...
... Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS ) today ... the Silver Award for Best Practices in Health Care ... healthcare accreditation organization, during the URAC 12th Annual Quality ... ) Medco,s program was selected as one ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Intellect Neurosciences CEO to be Featured on Wall Street Reporter 2Medco Wins 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection 2Medco Wins 2011 URAC Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection 3
... Dermalinfusion is the only treatment ... a topical dermaceutical while exfoliating ... all skin types and addresses ... conditions including hyperpigmentation, acne, photodamage, ...
... With state-of-the-art, patented technology and the ... variety of conditions, the Solarus often ... depend on the Solaus for effective ... and you can also be confident ...
... Start or expand your aesthetic practice ... SR, the cost-effective system that's gentle, powerful ... seeking the exciting benefits of IPL Skin ... system promises to be an indispensable tool ...
... the perfect mix of powerful, versatile, and ... the Palomar StarLux® Pulsed Light and Laser ... one compact base unit so theres ... different treatments., You can choose among Laser, ...
Medicine Products: