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Unformatted text preview: decrease. The Cilia regrows in your lungs, which increases the ability to handle mucus, clean the lungs and reduce infection. Your bodies overall energy increases. At one year your excess risk for coronary heart disease is half that of a smoker. At five years lung cancer death rate for the average former smoker at one pack a day decreases by almost half. At ten years lung cancer death rate is similar to that of a nonsmoker. Precancerous cells are replaced. Your risk of cancer of the mouth, throat, esophagus, bladder, kidney and pancreas decreases. At fifteen years your risk of coronary heart disease is that of a nonsmoker....
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course SCI/162 AAGR0OHNS2 taught by Professor Helencole during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
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