Become an Ex (Smoker): A Mayo Clinic & Truth Initiative® collaboration

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We’d like to tell you about Become an Ex – a collaboration by Truth Initiative® and Mayo Clinic. Truth Initiative is America’s largest non-profit public health organization dedicated to making tobacco use a thing of the past. The Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center began its partnership with Truth Initiative to launch BecomeAnEX in 2008.

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BecomeAnEX is a thriving community with 800,000-plus registered participants, supporting more than 1,500 tobacco users to quit together each month. Most importantly, BecomeAnEX works. Research shows that following the BecomeAnEX quit plan quadruples a tobacco user’s chance of quitting.

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Not ready to set a quit date? Tried quitting before? It’s OK.

Something’s got you thinking about quitting. Maybe for the first time. Maybe for the next time. Hopefully for the last time. Visit to take the next steps at your own pace.

Interested in more discussions like this? Go to the Lung Health Support Group.

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