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Fact:
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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A recent study found that among persons who smoke one-half pack of cigarettes each day, nicotine dependence rates are higher among females than males and higher among whites than among blacks and Hispanics.
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