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Date:10/16/2009

n give willpower a chance to work," he said. "They're very brief messages. Then we made the advocates available to them."

And when the researchers come across households without any smokers, they offer them a bright green sign to place in the window that says: "Another smoke-free home in this community."

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Head to the American Cancer Society for its Guide to Quitting Smoking.



SOURCES: Bruce Christiansen, Ph.D., associate scientist, University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Madison, Wis.; Jay Brooks, M.D., chairman of hematology/oncology, Ochsner Health System, New Orleans; study, University of Wisconsin-Madison (ongoing)


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