Lourdes can help you quit smoking

Lourdes Hospital is now offering the American Lung Association’s Freedom From Smoking program. Learn how to overcome tobacco addiction so you can enjoy the benefits of better health.

The 8-week session begins May 14 and covers important topics such as: medications that can help you stop smoking, lifestyle changes that make quitting easier, managing stress, avoiding weight gain, staying smoke free, and more.

Classes meet on Thursdays, from 6 to 8 p.m. once a week for eight weeks in the Lourdes Vestal Community Room, Suite 201, 3101 Shippers Rd., Vestal.

The cost for the session is $25 and those who complete the class will be refunded their fee.

For more information, or to sign up, call 1-877-9LOURDES.