Virtual reality (VR) is frequently used for immersive gaming, but it also is being used to assist people make healthier lifestyle choices. BehaVR (pronounced “behavior”), a Kentucky-based VR startup, has just launched a pilot study of their VR smoking cessation program with the University of Louisville. I recently spoke with Aaron Gani, the founder of […]
Study uses high frequency, phone-based surveys to understand why people smoke when then do.
Simple text messaging platform shows significant health benefits in large study.
Grant supports 2,000 person trial evaluating the SmartQuit app for smoking cessation.
SmartQuit is marketed as the first smoking cessation app proven by a clinical trial.
While a recent Cochrane review suggests that mobile health tools can significantly improve smoking cessation rates, a study evaluating currently available apps for smoking cessation suggests theres a long way to go to get there.
QuitSmoking is a step-by-step program based on research in the study of smoking cessation to assist smokers using evidence-based material to stop.
Review of the Smoking Cessation i-Pocketcards App for the iPhone/iPad from Borm Bruckmeier Publishing
Smoking is an addiction – that’s something we all know. But the chemical addiction, i.e. the biochemical dependence that develops in a person’s brain, has been curable for quite some time. Drugs like Bupropion, Chantix, and the various forms of nicotine replacement are all pretty effective at tying a person over as their body withdraws […]