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July 5th, 2011
10:03 AM ET

Anti-smoking drug found to dramatically increase heart attack risk

Adding to a growing list of concerns about the popular anti-smoking drug Chantix, researchers for a new study from the Canadian Medical Association Journal have found that taking the drug increases a smokers risk of having a heart attack by 72%.

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN senior medical correspondent, weighs in on these new warnings with Ali Velshi and Christine Romans this morning.


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