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Medication Therapy Can Increase Long-Term Success For Smokers Who Cut Back First

Medication Therapy Can Increase Long-Term Success For Smokers Who Cut Back First

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Dg5bncTJsg ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study of more than 1,500 cigarette smokers who were not ready to quit smoking but were willing to cut back on cigarette consumption and combine their approach with varenicline (Chantix) increased their long-term success of quitting smoking. The multinational study is published in the February [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

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 [...]

Created by Kelley Luckstein

Ebbert patient message about varenicline (:07)

Jon Ebbert, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, on a study combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, that resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.

Created by Brian Kilen

Ebbert message for smokers about varenicline (:17)

Jon Ebbert, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, on a study combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, that resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.

Created by Brian Kilen

Ebbert message for lighter smokers about varenicline (:14)

Jon Ebbert, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, on a study combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, that resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.

Created by Brian Kilen

Ebbert why study varenicline (:32)

Jon Ebbert, M.D., of the Mayo Clinic Nicotine Dependence Center, on a study combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, that resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates.

Created by Brian Kilen

Risks and Benefits of Stopping Smoking

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 [...]

Created by Ginger Plumbo

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