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SmartQuit 2.0 helps twice as many smokers cut habit, study finds

Smoking-cessation app developed via Fred Hutch research also helped three quarters of trial users reduce smoking habit

Nov. 17, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

A smoking-cessation app developed through Fred Hutch research helped 21 percent of study users quit cigarettes — a success rate nearly three times higher than other methods.

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8 million lives saved due to anti-smoking efforts in past 50 years, study finds

Surgeon General’s key 1964 report outlined effects of tobacco use

Jan. 7, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

Study finds that 8 million lives have been saved due to anti-smoking efforts.

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