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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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Even more than growing up in a home where the mother smokes, prenatal exposure to smoke may predispose children to early smoking experimentation.
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photoIf you've quit and 'failed' it's not a failure because you've TRIED. And you've learned something. Quitting is about practicing quitting until you get it.
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