5 Helpful Quit Smoking Apps
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A Smart (Phone) Approach to Quitting

Mark Twain once said, “Quitting smoking is easy: I’ve done it thousands of times.” While a new study suggests it actually takes an average of 30 attempts (not thousands) to quit smoking for good, 30 is still a daunting number. There’s good news, though: finding the right support can improve your chances of reaching success, and many people are turning to new smartphone apps for help. It can be hard, however, to sort through the noise and find the right app for you. Keep in mind quitting is about more than just tobacco. To really kick the habit, you’ve got to manage cravings, stress, and weight gain, among others. The best apps help you manage these factors and more—while following established guidelines for smoking cessation. 

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  1. Quitting Smoking. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.