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2013-12-10 10:12:48

Three major types of smoking cessation therapies don't increase the risk of heart attack, stroke or heart-related death, according to research published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation. In recent years, there has been concern that some smoking cessation products may have serious cardiovascular risks. But in the largest analysis of side effects (63 clinical trials and 30,508 people), serious heart events didn't increase with nicotine replacement gums and patches or the...

2013-11-26 14:10:02

E-cigarettes have been widely promoted as a way for people to quit smoking conventional cigarettes. Now, in the first study of its kind, UC San Francisco researchers are reporting that, at the point in time they studied, youth using e-cigarettes were more likely to be trying to quit, but also were less likely to have stopped smoking and were smoking more, not less. "We are witnessing the beginning of a new phase of the nicotine epidemic and a new route to nicotine addiction for kids,"...

2013-11-21 23:25:45

Former Smoker Dedicated to helping Celebrities Quit Smoking to deter teens from lighting up Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Today is the American Cancer Society’s 37th annual Great American Smokeout. http://bit.ly/WtsMaq Ex-smoker Craig Nabat, Founder of Freedom Laser Therapy, a Los Angeles based nicotine addiction clinic supports the American Cancer Society's cause of persuading smokers to quit smoking and becoming healthier. Nabat claims that his 10-year old nicotine...

2013-11-21 23:23:39

Dr. Jain offers advice on how best to approach and talk to a smoker without alienation or causing conflict, especially someone you care for. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 It is no secret to anyone that smoking is harmful to a person’s health. This fact spins around anti-smoking campaigns like a broken record, and it often falls upon deaf ears. Walk down any major street in any city and one can more than likely spot people outside for a quick break, or smell the scent of...

2013-11-18 23:31:07

Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% quit smoking success rate after one year, according to research study published in the September 2013 issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings Journal. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% success rate after one year. Results of...


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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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  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.