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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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According to two large statewide studies conducted among California adults in 1990 and 1996, cigar use has increased nearly five times among women and appears to be increasing among adolescent females as well.
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photoThe pluses of quitting always outweigh the distasteful pleasures of the dirty habit. Stay healthy.
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