Help your friends and family stop smoking

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About one in five Americans smoke and the good news is that number is dropping.

Clearly this is a habit few people still defend.

According to studies, 80 percent of people who do smoke said they wish they'd never started.

If there is someone close to you who you wish would quit smoking, this is for you.

Dr. Courtney Swartz with Global Health stopped by to talk about ways to provide support and inspiration for the smoker in your life.

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