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Lung function can improve slightly within a few months of quitting. Your risk of death from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease goes down with continued abstinence.

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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Almost 180,000 Americans die each year from cardiovascular disease caused by smoking.
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