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QUITTING facts


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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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Twenty four hours after quitting, your chance of heart attack decreases.
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