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Smoking quitlines have been heralded as an effective and inexpensive way to curb smoking addiction. Now, a new study reveals that they could potentially intervene in alcohol addiction as well.
Two weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention launched the Tips from Former Smokers campaign, calls to the 1-800-QUIT-NOW quitline have more than doubled.
A major research trial to test the effectiveness of extra support for smokers calling an NHS quitline - on top of what is already offered by the service - has found the additional help does not improve success rates for quitting the habit.
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