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Can an injection help you stop smoking? Or end a drug addiction? We hear about a new approach to curing addiction that works like the flu vaccine. How your own antibodies could help block cocaine, heroin, or nicotine from reaching the pleasure receptors in your brain.
- Ivan Montoya Deputy Director, Division of Pharmacotherapies and Medical Consequences of Drug Abuse, National Institute on Drug Abuse
- Dorothy Hatsukami Principal Investigator, Tobacco Use Research Center; Professor of Psychiatry; Forster Family Professor in Cancer Prevention, University of Minnesota
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