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QUITTING facts


Fact:
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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Q: My family's hounding me about quitting, but I'm not sure I want to? answer
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Most new cigar users today are teenagers and young adult males (ages 18 to 24) who smoke occasionally (less than daily).
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wongan8 says:

photoYou can do it! Every time you think of a cigarette, remind yourself why you wanted to quit in the first place. This helps to keep you on track.
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