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Financial incentives can increase the effectiveness of smoking cessation programs

Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable illness and death despite the implementation of national policies, behavioral programs, and pharmacological treatments that have helped decrease smoking rates in the US. One promising line of research in smoking cessation relies on findings from the field of behavioral economics, which applies what we know about how people make health-related decisions to the design of health-behavior change interventions.

Read more at http://commonfund.nih.gov/highlights#SOBC_Cessation