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QUITTING facts


Fact:
Quitting reduces your risk of lung cancer by 30-50% after 10 years of abstinence. The longer you stay quit, the lower the risk.

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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Two weeks to 3 months after quitting, your circulation improves and lung function increases up to 30%.
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hizzah says:

photoKnow you can do this. I posted affirmations all over my house and still have two up: "I love my lungs" and "I love me more than smoking." Love yourself.
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