June 25th, 2009

The Willpower Debate: Why Can’t Obama Quit Smoking?

By Kelley Luckstein

President Obama's press conference covered a lot of topics yesterday—including, unexpectedly, his continuing struggle to quit smoking. To help us understand just how hard it is for some people to break their nicotine addiction, we turn to Dr. Richard Hurt, Director of the Mayo Clinic's Nicotine Dependence Center.

 

The Takeaway - New York Public Radio, 6/24/2009

Tags: Nicotine Dependence Center

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