Medicare To Offer Counseling To Help Smokers Quit

Medicare plans to help about 4.5 million people in the U.S. kick the habit by providing counseling, according to a recent Associated Press report. Medicare’s chief medical officer Dr. Barry Straube says that it is never too late to quit, even for lifelong smokers. “The elderly can respond to smoking cessation counseling even if they have been smoking for 30 years or more,” Straube…

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