Why It Is Important to Quit Smoking If You Have Heart Failure
How Smoking Affects Your Heart
Heart Failure and Smoking Do Not Mix
The Benefits of Quitting
How to Quit Smoking
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- Reviewer: Michael Woods, MD
- Review Date: 07/2015 -
- Update Date: 07/24/2015 -
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