For more information contact: Boonshoft School of Medicine, Judi Engle, Office of Public Relations, (937) 775-2951

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 26, 1999

"Waiting to Inhale": Free Program
to Stop Smoking begins Feb. 2

DAYTON, OHIO -- "Waiting to Inhale," a holistic approach to stopping smoking, will be offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays in February from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Wright State University's Kettering Center, 140 E. Monument Street in Dayton.

"Waiting to Inhale" is free and open to anyone who is serious about quitting smoking. Participants are urged to attend as many classes as possible. For more information, contact Joy Burgess at the Center for Healthy Communities at 208-6856.
According to Burgess, the holistic approach helps smokers to use a range of healthy behaviors to stop smoking, including healthy eating, exercise and movement, stress management, relaxation techniques and meditation.

"Waiting to Inhale" is sponsored by the Center for Healthy Communities, the East Dayton Health Center, the Dr. Charles R. Drew West Dayton Health Center and the Combined Health District.