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    Can Vaping Help Smokers Quit? The Real Story from a Real Story

    Nov 16, 2017

    Evidence doesn't support using electronic cigarettes to quit smoking. In fact, doing so could even lead to reduced chances of quitting. Evidence does show that other options work, such as nicotine replacement patches or gum combined with counseling strategies.

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    Treatment for Opioid or Alcohol Abuse Can Be Successful in Primary Care Settings

    Sep 5, 2017

    Combining substance abuse treatment with regular medical care can successfully treat people with opioid or alcohol addiction, providing an option that might expand treatment and lower the cost of caring for people caught up in the nation's opioid epidemic.

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