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Rewards incentivize people to stop smoking

Financial incentives work to help people stop smoking and remain smoke free—according to research led by the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Medical research

Xpert Ultra test for diagnosing TB now included in Cochrane Review

Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths globally than any other infectious disease and is a top 10 cause of death worldwide. Globally in 2017, of the estimated 10 million people with TB, 3.6 million were not reported to national ...

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Combo nicotine replacement Tx ups success in quitting smoking

(HealthDay)—People who use combination nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) are more likely to successfully quit smoking than people who use a single form of NRT, according to a review published online April 18 in the Cochrane ...

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