txt2stop: smoking cessation programme (UK)

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A UK-based 5,800 person, six-month study of texting with motivational messages and behavioral-change support for quitting smoking, against a control group that received text messages unrelated to quitting, achieved a significant increase in biochemically verified continuous abstinence at 6 months in the txt2stop group. The Lancet reports: Smoking cessation support delivered via mobile phone text messaging (txt2stop): a single-blind, randomised trial Full article is free but requires registration.