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(CBS) – Trying to quit smoking? There may be an app for that someday.

Researchers in New Zealand says smart phones could be a new tool to help smokers quit.

They found that smokers who receive motivational text messages were more likely to stay away from cigarettes.

The results come from an analysis of five studies covering more than 9,000 smokers trying to kick the habit.

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