Oakland Office

1027 Memorial Drive
Oakland, MD 21550

301-533-3300

Grantsville Office

104 Parkview Drive
Grantsville, MD 21536

844-652-8735

Mountain Laurel Medical Center

Westernport Office

22221 Westernport RD SW,
Westernport, MD 21562

240-774-0204

Bruceton Office

198 Morgantown Street, Suite 2
Bruceton Mills, WV 26525

304-379-7600

We have a provider on call 24/7 for established patients. If you need treatment for urgent, non-life-threatening conditions when the office is closed, call 301-533-3300 and press option “4” to be connected.

July is smoking cessation month! In honor of this, we’re sharing 4 quick facts about smoking you may not have known:

 

1. What is in a Cigarette

Cigarettes contain arsenic, tar, lead and 7,000 other chemicals. 70 of these chemicals are known to cause cancer.

 

2. Effect on Health

More people in the United States are addicted to nicotine than any other drug. It accounts for 480,000 deaths every year making it the leading cause of preventable death.

 

3. The Cost

Smoking one pack of cigarettes a day can cost roughly 2,000 dollars a year!

 

4. Benefits of quitting

Quitting smoking can reduce risk for lung cancer, heart disease, stroke, and improve a multitude of respiratory issues. You can protect your loved ones from the harmful effects of second hand smoke.

 

You are NEVER too old to quit smoking!

You can call the national Quitline at 1-800-QUIT-NOW (1800-784-8669) for personalized information about quitting or talk to your provider at Mountain Laurel Medical Center during your next appointment!