Quitting Tobacco: A New You for New Year’s

By | December 28th, 2016|Prevention|

Quitting smoking is one of the hardest addictions to break, but it’s not impossible . A new year brings a sense of renewal and that’s why so many smokers make the resolution to quit. For some it’s a second, third or even tenth chance at kicking the habit. That sense of failure, or [...]

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STAND Success Story

By | March 11th, 2015|Prevention|

Tobacco use is responsible for thousands of deaths in Arizona every year – more than 8,000 according to the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids.  Secondhand smoke also takes a toll on the health of those exposed.  Eliminating the danger of secondhand smoke is a big part of the Smoke Free Arizona voter initiative.  Passed in 2006, [...]

Do Yourself A Favor in 2012

By | January 4th, 2012|General, Prevention|

Life is a precious gift.  None of us knows long our gift will last, so it’s important to make the most of every day.  That means doing everything you can to stay healthy by eating well and exercising regularly.  A lot of folks will say – I’m stuck with my health because of my genes, [...]