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Mayo Clinic's Influence on Tobacco Addiction and Tobacco Policies Spans Across the Globe

Mayo Clinic's Nicotine Dependence Center Celebrates 25 years ROCHESTER, Minn. — Aug. 28, 2013 — Mayo Clinic's Nicotine Dependence Center(NDC) in Rochester 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 [...]

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Risks and Benefits of Stopping Smoking

ROCHESTER, Minn. — June 14, 2012.  Stopping smoking — at any age — offers almost immediate health benefits, according to the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. Recent reports about side effects of drugs used to help stop smoking shouldn't dissuade smokers from trying to quit. Side effects from [...]

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Test Identifies Bone Marrow Transplant Patients Who Smoke, Helps Yield Better Outcomes

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Simply asking patients who are about to receive a bone marrow transplant whether or not they smoke may not prompt them to disclose their tobacco habit or to kick it, and smoking can lead to poorer outcomes after a transplant. Testing patients for traces of a chemical [...]

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