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African Americans and Smoking

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African Americans and Smoking

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African Americans and Smoking

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NPR's Rachel Jones reports a new finding that African-American smokers may be more successful in quitting the habit when they use a common anti-depressant drug. Although scientists are not absolutely clear on the drug's unique benefit to blacks, the study highlights the need for more conclusive research involving smokers who are minorities.