Health Rewind: Why Racism Is Bad for Black Health

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Quitting Smoking Still Has Benefits Even With Weight Gain

A recent study suggests that those who want to quit smoking shouldn’t worry about the small weight gain that comes with it. Researchers from the University of Wisconsin found that quitting smoking cuts risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes in half, even with 5-10 pounds of weight gain, says HealthDay News

 


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