Virtual reality tool to help stop smoking  #VR #VirtualReality
  • In Elizabethtown, a company with a focus on changing bad behaviors is taking this technology into local clinics, starting with smokers.
  • Across the country, the health field has used virtual reality to help patients cope with PTSD, phobias and pain management.
  • Now in its second year, the goal is to immerse patients into a world that will help them quit bad behaviors which often lead to chronic disease, like obesity and opioid addiction.
  • UofL’s tobacco clinic is in the first stages of a new clinical study with BehaVR.
  • Rachel Keith says a person who tries to quit smoking on their own usually has about a 3–6 percent chance of success.

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