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Botsford News Release

Botsford Offers Program to Stop Smoking

Farmington Hills, MI (October 11, 2006)--- Botsford General Hospital along with the American Lung Association of Michigan and the Senior Division of the City of Farmington Hills, are offering a six-week program to help people quit smoking.

The program will be held on October 17, 24, 31 and November 2, 7, 14 and 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Botsford General Hospital, 28050 Grand River Ave. in Farmington Hills. Denise Holmes, M.S., R.D., nutrition educator at Botsford, will be facilitating the program.

The sessions are free to Farmington and Farmington Hills residents 61 and over. The cost is $60 for non-residents or participants age 60 and under. All class materials and lunch are included. Registration is required by October 13. To register, please contact the Botsford Center for Health Improvement at (248) 477-6100.

Botsford General Hospital, an independent, acute care, 330-bed community hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich., was founded in 1965. Nationally recognized for quality, safety and medical education programs, Botsford has received the 2005 Solucient 100 Top Hospitals: Performance Improvement Leaders award and the 2004 Governor’s Award of Excellence for Improving Care in the Hospital Setting (for treatment of heart attack) and Improving Care in the Emergency Department Setting (also for heart attack treatment). Botsford’s Web address is www.botsford.org.

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