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Mary's Family Is Living Smoke Free

Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians

Section Seven - Enjoy Living Smoke Free. Take the Path to Heart Healthy Living.

Mary: "When friends come to our house and light up, I say politely that our house is smoke free and they need to smoke outside."

Learn From Mary's Family:

  1. Help your children stay smoke free.

    • Talk to your children about the harm smoking does to their health.
    • Help your children make a sign that says: "We are a smoke-free family."
  2. Protect your family and friends from secondhand smoke.

    • Put a "We Are a Smoke Free Family" sticker or sign in your house and car.
    • Sit in the nonsmoking section in restaurants.

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Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
NIH Publication No. 08-6340
June 2008

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