Smoking Addiction

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, smokers seeking medical help to kick the habit are more highly addicted than smokers 2 decades ago. 73% of those trying to quit a couple years ago were deemed "highly nicotine dependent" compared to just over half from 1990. The findings suggest nicotine dependence is worsening among smokers, although researchers don't know why.


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