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April 4, 2023

The Impact of Smoking Cessation on Cardiovascular Health

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February 2, 2022

Cardiovascular Distress: How Smoking Affects Your Heart

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December 21, 2021

Make Better Heart Health Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2022

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December 6, 2021

6 Tips to Quit Smoking in Louisiana

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August 14, 2020

Commit to Quit Tobacco Today

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May 31, 2020

Quit Smoking to Reduce Your COVID-19 Risk

A person clutching their chest in discomfort or pain, expressing a sense of distress or health concern, may need to see a cardiologist.

May 7, 2019

Heart Health and Menopause: 5 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

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November 9, 2018

Committing to Change: Roger’s Story

Arturo: committed to quit — you can too! Encouragement from a health campaign by the cardiology institute.

January 16, 2018

The Right Support Makes Smoking Cessation Easier

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