Freedom from Smoking - American Lung Association

Make the decision to quit smoking today!

Free classes designed specifically for adults like you, who want to quit smoking.
Hundreds of thousands have become smokefree through the American Lung Association’s
Freedom From Smoking® program, either online, in-person, or on your own.

Let’s start your smokefree future together.

Freedom from Smoking Classes DatesDates:

  • November 6, 2018

Freedom from Smoking Classes TimesTime:

4:30 p.m.

Freedom from Smoking Classes LocationLocation:

800 Chestnut Avenue
Altoona, PA 16601

To Register Call
814-946-2845 ext. 200 or ext. 215

Seating is Limited. Free Participation & NRTs.

This project was funded by a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Health

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Benefits
of Quiting Tobacco

20 Minutes After Quiting Smoking

an individuals heart rate drops to a normal level

12 Hours After Quiting Smoking

carbon monoxide levels in the blood drop to normal

2 Weeks to 3 Months After Quiting Smoking

an individual’s risk of having a heart attack begins to drop and their lung function begins to improve

1 to 9 Months After Quiting Smoking

an individual’s cough and shortness of breath decreases

1 Year After Quiting Smoking

an individuals coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker

5-15 Years After Quiting Smoking

an individual’s risk of having a stroke is reduced to that of a nonsmoker

10 Years After Quiting Smoking

an individual’s lung cancer rate is about half that of a smoker and their risk
of getting cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney, and pancreas decreases

15 Years After Quiting Smoking

an individual’s risk of coronary heart disease is the same as that of a nonsmoker