This is incredibly sad!
Last night, former President George H.W. Bush was taken by ambulance to Houston Methodist Hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.
According to spokesman Jim McGrath, George W. Bush's father:
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Sometimes even if you quit, it's too little too late — and that's why you shouldn't even start smoking to begin with! That's the BEST way to avoid health problems later in life!
Don't get us wrong: quitting is still the healthiest and best option if you HAVE started smoking, and it will always be 100% worth it!
It's just a shame that we've heard the news that Spock, A.K.A. Leonard Nimoy (the O.G.), has COPD… regardless of quitting smoking 30 years ago!
He revealed the diagnosis on Twitter, saying:
I quit smoking 30 yrs ago. Not soon enough. I have COPD. Grandpa says, quit now!! LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) January 30, 2014
Take his advice!
Nobody wants a chronic lung disease like COPD or WORSE! It's not worth it!
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is awful, and comes in TWO different forms: chronic bronchitis, which involves a long-term cough with mucus; and Emphysema, which involves the 'destruction of the lungs over time.' It's real and it's awful, so HERE's an in-depth look at it and the on-going fight to beat it.
P.S. — If you're wondering, LLAP means "Live Long and Prosper."
Unfortunately, it doesn't mean "Ladies Love Aaron Paul" no matter how absolutely true it is.
[Image via Twitter.]