Navigation Links
Ross Insurance Encourages the Massachusetts Community to Participate in the Great American Smokeout
Date:11/1/2013

Holyoke, MA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013

Ross Insurance, a Massachusetts-based independent insurance agency, encourages all smokers in the Massachusetts community to take part in the Great American Smokeout this year. Dating back at least 38 years ago, the Great American Smokeout has been held on the third Thursday of November. The American Cancer Society has announced that Thursday, November 21st will be the date this year.

According to the American Cancer Society, about 43.8 million Americans still smoke cigarettes, equaling to about 1 in 5 adults. This number still ranks high, even with tobacco use remaining as the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death. The agency believes that it is time for smokers to take a stand for their health. On November 21st, smokers are encouraged to put down the cigarette for at least 24 hours, in hopes to kick-start the journey to quitting all together. By quitting, even for one day, smokers will be taking a brave and important step towards a healthier, better lifestyle.

In light of the event, Ross Insurance has put together a quick list of tips for smokers to get started:

  •     Make an official plan. Smokers should choose a date to begin and let their friends and family know about it. Accountability can help.
  •     Make a list of reasons to quit for extra motivation
  •     Remove cigarettes and tobacco products from the house
  •     Clean the house of the smoke smell to avoid temptation
  •     Find new hobbies to enjoy to help distract—whether its painting, running, or writing
  •     Keep a journal to document progress
  •     Stock up on oral substitutes, such as gum, hard candy, or carrot sticks
  •     Speak with a doctor about quitting
  •     If need be, start with a nicotine replacement, such as gum or the patch

Those who are successful in their efforts can look forward to a number of benefits, including a drop in blood pressure and heart rate, a brighter smile, improved blood circulation, improved lung functionality, and reduced risk of various cancers.

The agency also points out to its community and clientele that smokers tend to pay a higher premium rate than non smokers when it comes to life insurance. Individuals who quit smoking are not only improving their health and wallet, but may possibly see a premium reduction in the future. It is a win/win situation for all—the benefits are endless.

Ross Insurance sincerely hopes that all smokers in Massachusetts participate this year and wishes everyone the best as they take a step towards a healthier lifestyle.

About Ross Insurance Agency:

Proudly located in Holyoke, Massachusetts, Ross Insurance Agency is dedicated to serving the insurance needs of local individuals, families and businesses. Since 1925, Ross has been committed to fostering a positive reputation for their agency; striving to emerge as a leading coverage provider, above all other Massachusetts insurance companies. Ross specializes in providing superior Auto, Home, Business, Group and Massachusetts life insurance to residents across the state; in addition to various specialty insurance solutions.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/11/prweb11294226.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. America’s Health Insurance Announces Certification from the Connect for Health Colorado Marketplace to Assist Consumers in Purchasing a Qualified Health Plan
2. Most Insurance Plans Accepted at Multi-Specialty Cosmetic Dentistry Practice Biscayne Dental Center
3. Brand-New Guide to Health Insurance Exchange Implementation Now Available from Atlantic Information Services
4. SeniorQuote Insurance Services Expands Coverage to Oregon
5. America’s Health Insurance Announces Certification from the Maryland Health Connection Marketplace to Assist Consumers in Enrolling and Purchasing Health Insurance
6. Be ‘Safe’ This Halloween with Tips from Amica Insurance
7. Biscoe Insurance Group, Inc. Invited to Attend Allstate Life Insurance Workshop at UT
8. GW researchers examine increased ER reimbursements after ACA insurance coverage expansions
9. Pacific Prime Releases Annual Cigna Insurance News Roundup
10. One Year After Sandy: Affordable Hurricane-Resistant Construction Technology Now Available with Insurance Discounts for Resilient Construction
11. Davis Law Group, P.S., Announces American Family Insurance Ordered to Pay $1.2 Million to Brain Injury Victim after Denying Claim
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... its newly redesigned website, federallabs.org . The site houses a wealth of ... available federal technologies through the process called technology transfer (T2). As a network ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... ... famous for gift giving with flowers, chocolates and other tokens of affection meant to remind ... than 5.6 million Americans suffering with Alzheimer’s, those store bought gifts - no matter ... they’ve led and the people they’ve touched. , That’s why Give To ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... ... and clothing, announced expansion into Canada to provide its range of unique and ... sales office in Quebec City that will provide bilingual customer service and marketing ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... , ... February 08, 2016 , ... Delta Dental of ... help combat pancreatic cancer. , Gary D. Radine, who recently retired as president and ... American Cancer Society’s 2015 CEO of the Year , helped lead the effort ...
(Date:2/8/2016)... ... 08, 2016 , ... FileHold's document management software has been ... cloud hosted environment for FileHold software that is pay per user subscription-based and ... using the FileHold web services API. DocuSyst also advises clients on fully functioning ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... LOS ANGELES , Feb. 5, 2016  Redwood ... of a new product designed to help women balance ... oral strip delivery technology. Jason Cardiff ... company will be able to help the millions of ... suffer from the effects of imbalanced hormones. Our research ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... -- ivWatch, a medical devices company, is one of five recipients ... Terry McAuliffe,s office. ivWatch will be receiving the ... event to be held at the Science Museum of ... business that have made significant contributions to science. ... ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... in Alabama seeking prostate care with ... have to travel out of state. Vituro Health ... of Alabama to provide a total prostate management program ... Alabama is known throughout the ... using many different modalities. They are the largest and one ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: