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Expert Comments on Surgeon General Report About Smoking

Tobacco use remains the leading preventable cause of death in the United States and leads to a host of cancers and illnesses. A new report by the Surgeon General released today, The Health Consequences of Smoking, highlights a half a century of progress in tobacco control and prevention since the [...]

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Mayo Clinic Experts: What Should You Know About E-cigarettes?

Expert panel will discuss e-cigarettes and their impact on health at an upcoming press conference ROCHESTER, Minn. — Oct. 23, 2013 — E-cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular and widely available as the use of regular cigarettes drops. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that e-cigarette use by children doubled [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Nicotine Dependence Center: Mayo Clinic Radio

On Saturday, Nov. 30, we rebroadcast our program with Richard Hurt, M.D., and Jon Ebbert, M.D., from the Nicotine Dependence Center.  For 25 years, the Nicotine Dependence Center has been helping tobacco users kick the habit.  What have they discovered about tobacco dependence and improving treatment for smokers? Miss the show? Click here: Mayo Clinic Radio [...]

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Tobacco Dependence: 45 Million Americans Still Lighting Up Mayo Clinic's Nicotine Dependence Center (NDC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. As one of the first centers in the country to focus exclusively on treatments for tobacco dependence when it opened in 1988, the NDC has been at the forefront of the battle of nicotine addiction nationally as well as globally, offering the [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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