- November 2008 > Wellness Wise
Did you know there are more than 4,000 individual chemicals that have been identified in tobacco and tobacco smoke? Among those are more than 60 chemicals that are known carcinogens (cancer-causing agents). Smoking is responsible for nearly one in five deaths in the United States.* Because cigarette smoking and tobacco use are acquired behaviors—activities that individuals choose to do—smoking is the most preventable cause of premature death in our society.
Below you will find great resources/programs that are available to you:
Kick the Habit! FREE quit tobacco support program now!
Quitting cigarette smoking and tobacco use takes desire, determination and support. That’s why UT SELECT has developed a free program that can help members who are ready to take steps toward this major lifestyle change. Read more about this free program available to all UT SELECT members (PDF).
To Enroll follow the below steps:
Source: The American Cancer Society
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