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Fact:
Many athletes, especially baseball players, use smokeless tobacco. A study conducted from 1988to 1990 found that 37.5 percent were smokeless tobacco users. Most preferred moist snuff.

Source:  National Cancer Institute. (1998) Questions and Answers About Smokeless Tobacco and Cancer, 1998. Bethesda, MD.


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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.
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