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Smoking cessation, also known as quitting smoking, is the process of discontinuing the practice of inhaling a smoked substance including tobacco, marijuana etc. Cessation of smoking cigarettes and other substances that can be difficult to stop using due to the development of strong physical or psychological dependence on a substance, leading to addiction. Quitting smoking can be reached with or without assistance from healthcare professionals or the use of medications. Effect methods to combat smoking addiction include interventions directed at or via health care providers and health care systems; medications, such as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and varenicline; individual and group counseling; and Web-based or stand-alone computer programs. Though stopping smoking can lead to short-term side effects such as reversible weight gain, smoking cessation services and activities are cost-effective and recommended due to the positive health benefits.

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Benefits of Participating in Research

Posted on 25 | Sep | 2015

Clinical research is the first step to understanding and treating illnesses. People want to know, “why should I engage in clinical research?”  Before there was Zoloft, Prozac, or Cymbalta, volunteers tried those medications to ensure that they were safe and … Continue reading

Impact of Anti-Smoking Movement

Posted on 13 | Jul | 2012

For many hundreds of years humans have harvested and smoked tobacco. It is commonplace in cultures all around the world. Despite its long history and widespread use, people did not know how detrimental cigarettes could be to ones health until … Continue reading

Childhood Smoking more Common and Leading them to Increased Respiratory Conditions

Posted on 14 | Apr | 2012

On March 23rd, 2012, Medical News Today released information regarding a recent study regarding smoking and 4th grade children. The study involved 428 fourth graders and 453 parents in seven urban and seven rural schools in Georgia. At first, the … Continue reading

Demographics & Geographics affect Likeliness to Smoke

Posted on 23 | Mar | 2012

A recent article on March 16th, 2012 in Medical News Today released information about the everyday factors that could contribute to the likeliness or unlikeliness of an individual to smoke. According to the study in the article, more individuals from … Continue reading

Stopping Smoking is Good for You!

Posted on 24 | Feb | 2012

A recent article in Science Daily on February 3rd, 2012 released information on the results of a study conducted at the University of Texas about the positive effects of smoking cessation. After separating college students who had smoked for at … Continue reading

Active Clinical Trials in Jackson, MS


Precise Research specializes in clinical trials and medical studies. Be sure to see the current studies open for enrollment listed on our homepage. You can help advance medical research!

Precise Research serves the Central Mississippi region including Brandon, Madison, Ridgeland, Jackson Mississippi, Clinton in Madison & Rankin Counties MS. After-Care provided by Precise CNS a team of Psychiatrists in Jackson, MS