Why should people quit smoking?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Tobacco Treatment Specialist Eletta Hansen discusses why people should quit smoking.

    Host: Why should people quit smoking?

    Eletta Hansen: Smoking causes serious health concerns, smokers are at much higher risk for cancer, stroke, lung disease, blood clots, infertility, impotence, rheumatoid arthritis and digestive disorders, along with many other complicating factors, one of every three smokers die of a smoking related illness. Smoking causes approximately 95% of all lung cancer and emphysema, those are serious concerns and why people should quit.