Why It’s Not Too Late to Quit Smoking

Forty is today's surprising health number

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Most people associate cigarette smoking with breathing problems and lung cancer, but smoking is also strongly linked to cardiovascular disease.

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Even though it’s so harmful, there’s good news too. It’s never too late to quit, and your body begins the healing process immediately. If you quit by age 40, for example, your risk of death related to smoking is reduced by 90 percent.

HHN Health Hub Number '40' quit smoking