Quitting smoking by age 40 erases most of the risk of an early death

Posted: 1/23/2013

From The Washington Post:

Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills.

While smokers who never stop lose about a decade of life expectancy, those who quit between ages 35 and 44 gained back nine of those years, the study found. Read more