Thoracic Surgeons and smoking cessation

The use of social media by health care professionals to connect with our patients has increased at a phenomenal rate in this age of enhanced technology, social networking and smartphones.

Thoracic surgeons, preventative medicine¬†and other pulmonary specialists at the University of Tennessee – Health Science Center in Memphis have created a new Apple application for help smokers finally put down those cigarettes for good.¬† The application which is called “Quit Forever App” is free and is an important tool in an increasing arsenal of health-related applications.