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Excess risk of coronary heart disease caused by smoking is cut in half one year after quitting. Within 15 years, the risk is the same as someone who 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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