HEALTH A-Z

Using technology to quit smoking makes it easier

The researchers said that most previous studies were based on smokers reporting how often they smoke while the new system tracks the sensor’s smoke activity more closely.   A new study found that smoking cessation technology can be a lot easier. Case Western Reserve University researchers have developed a new system that detects tobacco movements, sends text messages and motivational messages to help users quit smoking.   They used portable sensor technology to develop an automatic warning system that helps people quit smoking. The smartphone application initially limited to operating…

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