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Who's Still Smoking in the U.S.?       Archived


November 15 marks the 31st Great American Smokeout. The Smokeout encourages smokers to quit for at least a day so that they might quit smoking permanently. Cigarette smoking remains the leading preventable cause of death and disease in the United States, causing the death of nearly 500,000 deaths each year. This report discusses the importance of aids that will help smokers quit, thus decreasing illness and death caused by smoking. Created: 11/9/2007 by MMWR. Date Released: 11/8/2007. Series Name: A Cup of Health with CDC.

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