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Damage to Brain Network Curbs Urge to Smoke
A study finds that injuries to certain areas of the brain were associated with quitting smoking more quickly, easily, and with no cravings.
Damage to Brain Network Curbs Urge to Smoke
Damage to Brain Network Curbs Urge to Smoke

A study finds that injuries to certain areas of the brain were associated with quitting smoking more quickly, easily, and with no cravings.

A study finds that injuries to certain areas of the brain were associated with quitting smoking more quickly, easily, and with no cravings.

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