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NHS Choices Launches Interactive Smoking Calculator
Date:3/11/2008

LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices (http://www.nhs.uk), the digital 'front door' to the NHS launches a new smoking calculator that will allow users to see both the physical and financial cost of smoking in one simple tool.

Based on NHS accredited information, the interactive calculator (http://www.nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Smoking.aspx) enables users to not only see the positive impact of quitting - totting up how much you could save over one to ten years - but also highlights dramatically through graphic images the negative effects of not stopping. This interactive tool is the latest addition to the NHS Choices' extensive tools library.

Notes for Editors:

NHS Choices (http://www.nhs.uk) is the online information service of the NHS that gives ordinary people the tools to make better, more informed choices about their treatments, health and wellbeing. It includes more than 80,000 pages of content, including video, interactive tools, a daily news service and lifestyle features. Users can also check and compare hospital and doctors profiles and performance on-line.

For further information, please contact NHS Choices on: +44(0)207-972-1812.


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