<b>To Quit or Not To Quit</b> <p>Anti-tobacco campaign kicks into gear in lots of countries. And the efforts its followers undertake are not wasted. More and more smokers ask themselves: maybe it's time to quit?</p> <p>It's a well-known fact that abrupt quitting may provoke various health problems. That's why doctors recommend gradually reducing of cigarettes smoked per day.</p> <p>The huge research has been carried out for 20 years. 51000 men and women participated in this study. All the people were between 20-34 years old. They all were heavy smokers and smoked not less than 15 cigarettes per day.</p> <p>It was discovered that cutting down smoking increases the risk of deaths from heart disease, lung cancer and other tobacco-related illnesses. Moreover, it was claimed that abrupt quitting is especially dangerous for women as female immune system overreacts to the lack of nicotine.</p> <p>So if you want to give up smoking, do it only under close medical supervision! <div style="text-align:center"><img src="/img_news/quit_smoking.jpg" style="border:0;width:480px;height:360px" alt="quit smoking" /></div>