Smokers can start kicking the habit Jan. 8 with ECU program

GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Dec. 6, 2007)  —  Smokers who resolve to put down their packs in the new year can get some help from ECU Physicians' eight-week smoking cessation program.

Called "Freedom from Smoking," the class will cover smoking facts, ways to deal with cravings, healthy substitutions for cigarettes and other methods to help people quit smoking.

Classes are Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. from Jan. 8 through Feb. 26. Classes meet at Moye Medical Center at 521 Moye Blvd. in Greenville. Cost is $45.

ECU Physicians is the group practice of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University.

Registration closes Jan. 4. To register, call (252) 744-1600 or visit

Contact: Doug Boyd | 252-744-2481