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Researchers have found that daughters of women who smoked cigarettes while they were pregnant are four times more likely to begin smoking during adolescence and to continue smoking than daughters of women who did not smoke during pregnancy.

Source:  Kandel, D., Wu, P., and Davies, M. (1994) Maternal smoking during pregnancy and smoking by adolescent daughters. American Journal of Public Health 84(9):1407-1413. (Reported in NIDA Notes, Vol. 10, No. 5, 1995.)


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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.
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photoHabits created by smoking are the hardest part of the quit. I still mechanically reach into my purse for cigarettes and haven't had any in there in almost two weeks.
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