10 fast facts about quitting smoking

June 2015
Asian Pacific Post;6/25/2015, p7
This article offers facts about quitting smoking, including quitting smoking is the single best thing smokers can do for their health, one to nine months after quitting, smokers cough less, and 10 years after quitting, a smoker's chances of dying from lung cancer are much lower.


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