Smoking may hamper treatment for alcoholism
from Headlines and Global News
Smoking can make it harder to recover from alcoholism, putting people who have both addictions in a potentially harder position, University Herald reported recently. Study clients who smoked stayed in alcohol treatment programs for a shorter length of time than those who don't smoke and also have less effective treatment outcomes than non-tobacco users. Researchers at the University ay Buffalo Research Institute studied 21,000 adult patients from 253 outpatient substance abuse facilities in New York.
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