CNN | By Megan Marples | July 21, 2021
Five actions to take when you want to quit smoking. Read the full article in CNN here to see Dr. Bricker’s interview.
Hutch News Stories | By Diane Mapes | March 31, 2021
Successful pilot study uses acceptance and commitment phone therapy to help people lose weight; new $3.7M grant will launch full-scale trial. Learn more about the WeLNES program.
GeekWire | By Lisa Stiffler | Sept. 28, 2020
The iCanQuit app developed by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is nearly four times more effective at helping smokers quit than the average success rate for those trying to kick cigarettes. Read the full article in Geekwire here.
KUOW NPR| By Kim Malcom & Andy Hurst | Oct. 5, 2020
If you're among the nearly 14% of Americans who smoke, but haven't yet been successful at quitting, the iCanQuit app study says smokers using the app had 1.5 times more success in quitting compared to another popular app called QuitGuide.
Cancer Health | By Diane Mapes | July 17, 2020
Smoking can be a source of shame and treatment complications for cancer patients, but Dr. Bricker's HABIT Group researchers can help them quit with new app Quit2Heal. Read about the Quit2Heal app study.
Science Spotlight | By MS Burhans | May 20, 2019
Researchers in Dr. Jonathan Bricker’s research group recently published a paper in the journal Substance Use & Misuse in which they describe the addiction mindset and its associations with smoking cessation.
Hutch news | By Fred Hutch News Service staff | April 5, 2019
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed into effect the state’s new “Tobacco 21” legislationin a ceremony at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Bricker testified in favor of the bipartisan legislation, in front of the Washington House for HB 1074. Watch his testimony above or here.
King5 news | By Amity Addrisi | March 4, 2019
Cancer survivors and those who have lost loved ones to smoking related illnesses are hoping lawmakers vote to raise the age of smoking from 18 to 21. Dr. Jonathan Bricker and other scientists at Fred Hutch are sharing their knowledge and a new app that could help cancer survivors live longer. View the video.
Hutch News | By Diane Mapes | Nov. 16, 2017
Smoking can be a source of shame and treatment complications for cancer patients, but Dr. Bricker's HABIT Group researchers can help them quit. Read about the new Quit2Heal.
Hutch News | By Kristen Woodward | Jan. 5, 2017
Dr. Jonathan Bricker offers five tips for making resolutions stick, using behavior-change approach Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help people cope with addictions and harmful behaviors. View the video.
GeekWire | By Clare McGrane | Nov. 18, 2016
Dr. Bricker's smartphone app SmartQuit, now part of 2Morrow's "2MorrowQuit" app for behavior change, can triple a smoker's chance of successfully quitting.
KUOW | By Arwen Nicks & Ross Reynolds | April 11, 2014
KUOW Radio's Ross Reynolds talks with Dr. Bricker about apps that claim to help users overcome addiction. Listen to the full interview.