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QUITTING facts


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Smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, and lack of exercise are all risk factors for heart disease, but smoking alone doubles the risk of heart disease.

Source:  American Cancer Society. (1999) Quitting Smoking. Atlanta, GA.


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More than $100 billion is lost each year in the US to health care costs and lost productivity due to smoking.
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photoLearning to live without smoking is similar to learning how to do everything for the first time as a child. With practice and commitment, success is possible.
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