Thursday is the American Cancer Society's "Great American Smokeout", with the main goal of preventing people from starting the habit of smoking.
If you're already a smoker and want to quit, health officials suggest changing up your smoking routines.
"Some people always smoke when they get up in the morning so just try to make a different habit of what you do. Or they always have a smoke after they eat dinner. Well just try to do other habits, maybe phone a friend or go for a walk or go for a run," Amanda Crumrine, Adams County Health Educator, said.
Crumrine says smoking is a challenging habit to break, so you could also try asking your family and friends to help, by keeping you accountable.
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