Smokers' metabolisms may suggest which quitting aid is best for them

January 12, 2015 8:05 AM

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Smokers' metabolisms may suggest which quitting aid is best for them

Although smoking rates have fallen considerably in the US since the 1960s, when smoking was at its peak, there are currently 42 million Americans who smoke - including teenagers and young adults.

About 6 million people die every year from smoking-related diseases worldwide. Globally, $200 billion is spent annually on tobacco-related health care costs. What is more, nearly 70% of smokers who attempt to quit fail within their first week. As such, there is a great demand for scientists to provi...

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