By Mayo Clinic Staff
It's never too late to quit smoking. When you stop smoking, your health begins to improve. Within 24 hours, your risk of a heart attack decreases. Within one year, your risk of heart disease is half that of a smoker.
Dec. 01, 2015
- Living smoke-free. Mayoclinic.org. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/quit-smoking/basics/living-smokefree/hlv-20049487. Accessed Oct. 27, 2015.