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Older Smokers More Likely to Quit With Patch or Drugs

Posted on 11/15/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthToday is the American Cancer Society’s 37th-annual Great American Smokeout, and if you’re trying to quit, new research shows that the nicotine patch or prescription drugs work much better than trying this cold turkey. The international study, published in the journal Addiction, found that some quitting aids are linked to four- to six-fold-higher success rates, Reuters reported. Older smokers, in particular, are more likely to seek help from these aids, while younger smokers try to quit without any help. “Smokers …