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Stop smoking with help from Floyd Memorial Hospital's program

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Maybe the "New You" can stop smoking in the "New Year".

Keith Kaiser joined some doctors from Floyd Memorial Hospital to learn about an upcoming Smoking Cessation classes and the dangers of smoking.

Floyd Memorial Hospital in New Albany is offering a free 13-week Cooper Clayton Method for Smoking Cessation class series on Mondays, January 25 through April 25 from 5 - 6 p.m. at Floyd Memorial's Paris Health Education Center.

The Cooper Clayton Method is a science-based program that was started over 25 years ago by two faculty members at the University of Kentucky; Thomas Cooper, DDS, a dentist and former heavy smoker; and Richard Clayton, PhD, an expert on drug addiction.

This method is a safe and effective comprehensive behavioral program to help you stay smoke-free for the rest of your life.

The program utilizes proven methods including education, skills training and social support. Participants use nicotine replacement products such as nicotine gum, nicotine lozenges, or the nicotine patch.

If financial assistance is needed to purchase nicotine replacements, class instructors can help connect participants with available resources.

Class sizes are limited, so pre-registration is required.

To register, call 1-800-4-SOURCE or go to www.floydmemorial.com/events

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