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2013-12-16 12:10:42

Research indicates e-cigarettes may not significantly reduce risk for heart disease Nicotine, the major addictive substance in cigarette smoke, contributes to smokers' higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, the primary cause of heart attacks, according to research to be presented Sunday, Dec. 15, at the American Society for Cell Biology Annual Meeting in New Orleans. These findings suggest that e-cigarettes, the battery-powered devices that deliver nicotine in steam without the...

2013-12-12 23:27:16

Los Angeles Entrepreneur and former smoker Craig Nabat has been providing Freedom Laser Therapy to celebrities for over a decade in his effort to free Hollywood from Nicotine Addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Formerly addicted smoker Craig Nabat, Founder of Freedom Laser Therapy, a Los Angeles based nicotine addiction clinic wants to offer reality star, television and record producer Simon Cowell a nicotine free and all natural method for him to quit smoking. It has...

2013-12-12 23:01:48

A study led by Roswell Park Cancer Institute's Maciej Gonieicz found that e-cigarettes emit significant amounts of nicotine, but not any substantial amounts of carbon monoxide or other toxic compounds. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Electronic cigarettes, when used indoors, may involuntarily expose non-users to nicotine, according to a study led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) and published by the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research....

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...


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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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'