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Proactive Approach by Doctors Helps Smokers Quit

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Nicotine addiction is a common condition in people who regularly smoke cigarettes. Unfortunately, most of the smokers who try to break their nicotine addictions do not use methods with proven scientific effectiveness or seek the help of trained specialists. In a study published in March 2014 in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers from eight U.S. institutions sought to determine if doctors and public health officials can successfully go beyond traditional approaches by reaching out to cigarette smokers and proactively addressing the impact of nicotine addiction.

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