Florida Hospital Zephyrhills has partnered with Gulfcoast North Area Health Education Center to offer a free seminar to help tobacco users quit. The program is open to anyone in the community and includes optional free nicotine replacement therapy including patches, lozenges or gum. The program is sponsored by the Florida Department of Health.
According to the World Health Organization, someone dies from tobacco use every eight seconds in the world. Most cases of lung cancer are caused by cigarette smoking, and coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of death caused by smoking.