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QUITTING facts


Fact:
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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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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PheistyChick says:

photoYou HAVE to want to quit, plain and simple. I think that journaling will help me tremendously, since I love to write. Think about how good we'll smell!!! :)
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