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The Benefits

Here are some of the benefits of quitting smoking that will help you live a longer, healthier life:

  • Your chance of having a heart attack goes down.
  • Your lungs can fight off infection.
  • Your chance of dying from cancer goes down.
  • Your blood pressure goes down.
  • Your pulse, oxygen level, and body temperature return to normal.
  • Your kids will have fewer ear and lung infections.

Plus, quitting smoking will save you a lot of cash. Use this calculator to see how much money you could be spending on something else.

Start Today: Small Steps
  • Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW for free support and coaching.
  • Make an appointment with your doctor to discuss medications that may help.
  • Send an e-card to encourage a friend or family member to quit smoking with you.

Learn how smoking relates to heart disease. If you are a smoker, it’s a good idea to get your blood pressure checked.

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