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Chronic Disease Management Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit
2012-10-18 13:47:29

Smoking rates among several target age groups have been in decline in the US. A new study of existing smokers focuses on their attempts at quitting and shows why there is a high likelihood those attempts will have been unsuccessful.

2012-07-16 23:03:11

Alcoholics and addicts in the state’s fourth most populous city who are seeking an end to substance abuse problems now have a new resource that’s unrivaled in addiction treatment.

2012-06-18 05:42:48

Smoking quitlines have been heralded as an effective and inexpensive way to curb smoking addiction. Now, a new study reveals that they could potentially intervene in alcohol addiction as well.

2012-06-08 13:30:08

A new study presented today at EULAR 2012, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism, reinforces current thinking that smoking negatively affects treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) drugs.

Marijuana Use Prevalent In Young Adults, According to Online Study
2012-04-19 08:09:37

Marijuana use is four times as likely among American young adults who are already tobacco smokers than those who are non-smokers, according to a recent Facebook-based survey conducted by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.