Monday, December 3, 2012

Studies show text messaging helps tobacco users quit

Combined evidence from five studies published by the Cochrane Collaboration finds that interventions to quit using tobacco delivered via text can double people's chances of quitting.  The results of the analysis show that text messaging can provide motivation, support and tips for quitting. 

Read NPR's story on the results of the studies.  

Colorado is exploring opportunities to create text-support systems that will help tobacco users quit.

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