New Studies Explore Smoking Cessation Support

Posted on November 29th, 2011 by

It's no secret that kicking the habit is a tough process for many smokers, but a new study hopes to tackle smoking cessation the same way chronic health conditions are treated -- with long-term accountability partners who can provide what researchers call "persistent attention." While some may call it nagging, a study that just wrapped up at the University of Minnesota -- and another starting at the Mayo Clinic -- is examining the idea that the buddy system may be the key to quitting for keeps.

FOX9 Twin Cities, by Rob Olson, 11/29/11

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