Quitting Smoking Improves Memory

Karen Rowen of MyHealthNewsDaily reports on a study which found that former smokers have a better-functioning memory than those who still light up. On a practical test of their recollection ability, people who on average had quit smoking for 2.5 years performed 25 percent better than current smokers did. People who had never smoked scored 37 percent better than the smokers.The study was conducted by researchers from Northumbria University in the UK.

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