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October 30, 2014

 

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Nicotine Patch

The patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine over time to help the addict gradually break smoking habits without withdrawal effects.

December 3, 2012

 

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Can You Be Addicted To Chocolate?

Is it really possible to be a chocolate addict in the same way that someone might be addicted to drugs?

January 11, 2012

 

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No Easier Path to Smoking Cessation

A new study shows quitters using nicotine replacement therapy are just as likely to relapse as those who stop smoking cold turkey.

August 2, 2011

 

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Can Food Be Addictive?

"Today, high calorie foods are not only abundant; they contain much higher amounts of sugar and fat than what's found in natural food sources."

April 26, 2010

 

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Which Is Worse: Cigarettes, Pipe, Or Cigars?

Smoking a pipe or cigar may seem less harmful compared to cigarettes however, it is still a very dangerous habit.

December 4, 2007

 

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Addicted to Exercise

Exercise is healthy right? Well, it certainly is for most people, however for others it can become an addiction that does more harm than good.

January 13, 2005

 

Mother-infant Bonding and Addiction

What do substance addiction and mother-infant bonding have in common?

March 26, 2004

 

The Nicotine Patch

If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know that it's one of the harder habits to break. Learn about the nicotine patch on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Children, Tourette’s Syndrome, and Nicotine Patches

Did you know that nicotine can be used to cure Tourette's syndrome? Find out how on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Nicotine Patch

If used properly, over time the patch imparts increasingly smaller doses of nicotine to help the addict gradually break the habit without experiencing the worst symptoms of withdrawal. It’s important to stop smoking while wearing the patch.

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