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QUITTING facts


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Your risk of cancer of the esophagus is reduced by 50% within 5 years of quitting.

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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Women over 35 who smoke and use "the pill" (oral contraceptives) are in a high-risk group for heart attack, stroke, and blood clots of the legs.
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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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