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Direct Correlation Between Smoking And Mortality
2014-08-26 03:48:14

University of Copenhagen A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking. The findings have been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. It is a fact that smoking is harmful and associated with deadly diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Researchers also...

2014-08-26 08:30:03

ALBANY, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report, "Geriatric Care Services Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/213363 ] (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 % from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 850.0 billion by 2019. The geriatric care services market has been...

electronic cigarette
2014-08-26 05:14:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the data suggests that the e-cigarettes appear to be less harmful than traditional cigarettes and could in some cases help people kick the habit, the American Heart Association said on Sunday that since the products contain nicotine, they should be classified as tobacco products and subject to all applicable laws. The policy statement, which has been published in the organization’s journal Circulation, explained that there...

2014-08-25 23:02:48

The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) says drunk driving has declined slightly. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Millennium Treatment Group is proud to announce that the rate of driving under the influence has recently begun to decline. Although this decline is encouraging, any driving under the influence remains a cause for concern. Millennium Treatment Group is ready to help those affected by alcoholism and drug addiction, contributing to a safer experience on the...

2014-08-23 23:02:44

Troubled Teens Houston can act as a wonderful resource for young adults seeking assistance for their alcohol and drug troubles. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Youth substance abuse is a serious problem across the state of Texas. It’s no different in Houston, TX. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Juveniles are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. Many young people are looking to beat substance abuse, but don’t know...

2014-08-23 23:02:40

Troubled Teens Wilmington is a new and valuable resource for juveniles seeking assistance for their alcohol and drug addiction. Wilmington, NC (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Teen drug and alcohol abuse is a major problem across North Carolina. It’s no different in Wilmington, NC. Substance abuse can happen to people of all ages. Young adults are falling victim to drug and alcohol dependency in higher numbers than ever before. Many young people are looking to overcome substance abuse, but...

2014-08-22 23:10:08

Aid in Recovery pointed to a recent bill introduced in the Philippines House of Representative as a positive step toward a more sensible response to the drug addiction epidemic. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Aid in Recovery, a full service drug and alcohol treatment center, released a statement today regarding a recent bill introduced in the Philippines House of Representatives by Representative Samuel Pagdilao, a current legislator and retired police general. In House Bill 4451,...

2014-08-22 23:09:20

Troubled Teens San Antonio, a new helpline for young adults, is acting as an excellent resource for addiction recovery. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The innovative new Troubled Teen Helpline in San Antonio, TX is a wonderful resource for adolescents who need assistance finding a reliable drug and alcohol rehabilitation center offering a variety of treatment methods for teenage drug addicts. Troubled Teens San Antonio can be reached at (210) 774-4652 anytime day or night....

2014-08-22 23:08:52

A new helpline in Hickory, NC can help locate substance abuse treatment centers for teens in trouble. Hickory, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 When a teenager starts to use drugs or alcohol, they are often unaware of the physical, mental and emotional toll it can take on someone. Substance abuse carries the real potential to ruin the life of an adolescent in Hickory, NC. Getting help now is one of the best things you can do for a young addict. To help provide a valuable resource for recovery,...

2014-08-21 23:13:11

Troubled Teens Oakland Park, a newly created hotline for young people in Oakland Park, FL is simplifying the processes of locating a real drug and alcohol teen recovery center. Oakland Park, FL (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Teenagers in Oakland Park, FL who struggle with drug and alcohol abuse are in luck as there is a new helpline for troubled teens which can point them in the right direction towards a teen recovery center with dedicated substance abuse therapists. By calling the helpline at...


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Nicotine Replacement Therapy
2013-03-04 16:06:28

Nicotine replacement therapy is the administration of nicotine by other means than smoking. This change in the way nicotine is delivered prevents the harmful effects of smoking and is usually used in smoking cessation. Types Nicotine replacement therapy can be administered in several forms. The type used depends on the patient and what fits into their lifestyle best. The forms available include: Nicotine patches – transdermal (through the skin) Nicotine gum – orally (through the...

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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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