NewScientist Really Wants You To Quit Smoking

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Last week, Mangesh posted about whether brain damage could help you quit smoking. If you've been beating yourself senseless but are still lighting up, here's another tactic: looking at horrific pictures of blackened lungs and horribly disfigured feet.

NewScientist reports on a study that determined this method was the most effective at discouraging smoking. Australia has used this approach on cigarette packs themselves. Not surprisingly, traditional warning labels were deemed least effective.

I was going to put up a few examples after the jump, but these pictures go beyond curbing your appetite for nicotine. If you need them, the pictures are here.

If you have a story about another way to quit smoking, spread your wisdom in the comments.

February 6, 2007 - 3:45am
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