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If you're like many smokers and tobacco users, you know you should quit, but you aren't sure how to do it. Although going cold turkey might work for some people, you'll improve your chances of success by enlisting the help of your health care team.
Mayo Clinic provides top-quality, evidence-based care in a nonjudgmental and supportive manner to help you stop smoking. Your treatment team works with you to develop an effective stop-smoking plan to enhance your motivation and the skills needed to quit when you're ready.
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Stop-smoking services care at Mayo Clinic
Feb. 11, 2020
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