It's a tragic fact that half of all smokers will die from a smoking-related illness, some in their 40s. But it is never too late to quit – for yourself and for your family.
Stopping smoking is the single biggest step you can take to improve your health and reduce your risks of illnesses such as heart disease, cancer and COPD – a group of debilitating respiratory diseases that cause breathing difficulties.
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