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Category : Smita Das, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Quitting Smoking: Tips from a Psychiatrist

Tobacco kills some 480,000 people each year in the U.S., more people than alcohol and all other drugs combined. Almost 10 percent of the deaths are related to secondhand smoke. Smita Das, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., answers common questions about quitting.