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Tell smokers age of lungs

7th March 2008

A UK study has demonstrated that smokers are "more likely" to give up cigarettes if they are told how old their lungs are.

Gary Parkes, a GP in Hertfordshire, headed up the research, which was published in the British Medical Journal. "Telling smokers their lung age significantly improves the likelihood of them quitting smoking," he wrote.

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Article Information

Title: Tell smokers age of lungs
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 5913
Date Added: 7th Mar 2008


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