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QUITTING facts


Fact:
Quitting reduces your risk of dying early by 50% within 5 years of quitting. After 15 years the risk is the same as if you had never smoked.

Source:  Orleans C., and Slade J. (Eds.) (1993) Health Implications of Tobacco Addiction. Nicotine Addiction: Principles and Management. Oxford University Press: New York, NY.


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Smoking is the principle cause of coronary heart disease which is the most common cause of death in the United States.
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