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Mobile Phone Program Helps Smokers Fight The Urge To Light Up
2014-06-06 03:35:10

George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health More than 11 percent of smokers who used a text- messaging program to help them quit did so and remained smoke free at the end of a six- month study as compared to just 5 percent of controls, according to a new report by researchers at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University (Milken Institute SPH.) "Text messages seem to give smokers the constant reminders they need to stay focused...

2014-05-20 23:13:19

Salimetrics, the leading provider of salivary research and diagnostic tools, has expanded CLIA testing services in the SalivaLab to provide salivary bioscience-based analytics to contract research organizations (CROs). (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 CROs can benefit from out-sourcing saliva testing services to the Salimetrics SalivaLab or by using Salimetrics leading research and in vitro salivary assay kits. Under this umbrella, CROs can develop an economic, flexible and scalable model to obtain...

2014-05-16 14:05:12

American Association for Cancer Research Young adults who smoked water pipes in hookah bars had elevated levels of nicotine, cotinine, tobacco-related cancer-causing agents, and volatile organic compounds (VOC) in their urine, and this may increase their risk for cancer and other chronic diseases, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. "This study reports systemic intake of...

2014-01-27 23:27:48

In response to an article published by Healio, Gabriel Pediatrics elaborates on the effects secondhand smoke exposure can have on children. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics responds to an article published on January 20 by Healio, which takes a closer look at the effects on children who have been exposed to secondhand smoke and the direct correlation between the exposure and increased hospital readmission rates. According to the January 20 article published by...

2014-01-27 23:23:38

Smoking during pregnancy has been proven to cause adverse health risks for an unborn child. Freedom Laser Therapy offers vital information for pregnant mothers who are still smoking and offers a new all-natural method for them to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 Freedom Laser Therapy's latest blog post offers a nicotine-free solution for pregnant women trying to quit smoking. Readers learn of some terrible health effects smoking can cause to an unborn child if...

2014-01-20 12:29:27

A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in the car dramatically increases the odds of children being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma. The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, raises the possibility that measurement of tobacco exposure could be used in clinical practice to target smoking cessation efforts and reduce the likelihood of future hospitalizations. To determine tobacco exposure, the researchers at Cincinnati...

2014-01-20 12:25:48

CINCINNATI, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in the car dramatically increases the odds of children being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, raises the possibility that measurement of tobacco exposure could be used in clinical practice to target smoking cessation...

2013-11-19 23:26:30

Lab Testing Services Company Encourages Smokers to Quit Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 On Thursday, Nov. 21, ANY LAB TEST NOW® will participate in The Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, to encourage smokers across the country to quit. The company, which is the first direct access lab testing services business with more than 150 franchise locations across the U.S., is asking smokers to quit for just one day or use this event as an opportunity...

2013-11-07 23:32:46

Salimetrics announced today it has expanded its salivary biomarker research and development team with the addition of Steve W. Granger, Ph.D., newly appointed Chief Scientific Officer. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Dr. Granger will oversee Salimetrics’ new R&D Technology Center located in the biotech campus of Carlsbad, CA. Dr. Granger will also lead the research and development group and be involved in some aspects of business development. “Steve’s scientific and...

2013-04-24 15:35:04

Smokers who viewed 'strong' ads had less nicotine in urine a month later Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have shown that an area of the brain that initiates behavioral changes had greater activation in smokers who watched anti-smoking ads with strong arguments versus those with weaker ones, and irrespective of flashy elements, like bright and rapidly changing scenes, loud sounds and unexpected scenario twists. Those smokers also had...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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