• By Laurel J. Kelly

Consumer Health Tips: Get help to quit smoking

March 15, 2017

a smiling middle-aged woman with a nicotine patch on her upper armSmoking cessation products: Boost your chance of success
Want to stop smoking? Using smoking cessation products can increase your chance of success, and there are several approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Here's what you need to know.

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