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2013-06-13 23:18:16

Freedom Laser Therapy, Inc., of Los Angeles utilizes celebrity gifting suites to provide hundreds of celebrities a new method to stop smoking. The goal is to help ensure that celebrities´ young fans never pick up their first cigarette and ultimately avoid developing an addiction to nicotine http://freedomquitsmoking.com/celebrities/ Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Knowing that as high as 50% of celebrities´ young fans pick up their first cigarette after seeing their favorite...

Britain Tightening Regulations On E-Cigarettes
2013-06-12 16:19:23

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Britain's medicines regulator, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), said this week that electronic cigarettes and similar products containing nicotine will be undergoing some stricter regulations in 2016. MHRA said that in three years e-cigarettes will require a license, treating the vapor smokes the same way as other over-the-counter medicines. The regulator said the various varieties of e-cigarettes...

2013-06-11 14:59:32

Anti-nicotine vaccination as seen by PET imaging leads to disparity in natural immune response and in some cases can actually increase accumulation of nicotine in the brain Researchers have yet again been sent back to the drawing board in the development of the much-sought-after vaccination for smokers, which would hypothetically inhibit the action of nicotine and its pleasure-producing chemical response in the brain. One of the newest studies of a proposed vaccine shows mixed results for...

2013-06-03 23:15:13

Freedom Laser Therapy, Inc., of Los Angeles launches a new affiliate program for its Freedom Quit Smoking System to expand coverage for its all-natural, no-nicotine based smoking cessation program. With no side effects and a 70 percent success rate in a recent research study, the Freedom Quit Smoking System incorporates acupressure, relaxation techniques, supplements, and a nicotine craving reduction control spray to knock the habit out once and for all. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013...

2013-05-31 10:59:11

Nicotine replacement therapy and other licensed drugs can help people quit smoking, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The study, which is an overview of previous Cochrane reviews, supports the use of the smoking cessation medications that are already widely licensed internationally, and shows that another drug licensed in Russia could hold potential as an effective and affordable treatment. In Europe and the US the only medications currently licensed...

Ritalin Not Linked To Substance Abuse
2013-05-30 10:55:00

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new study conducted at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has found no link between medications taken for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and substance abuse in adulthood. Previous research has indicated that children with ADHD are more likely to develop into drug users as adults, and until now it was suspected that the stimulants taken to control this condition were responsible for the abuse....

2013-05-27 23:02:46

World No Tobacco Day takes place annually, in May. The local agents offer some tips to help quit today. Natchitoches, LA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 In Louisiana, the law makers are looking to drive people away from smoking. On Monday, Rep. Harold Ritchie pulled his proposal to boost Louisiana´s cigarette tax. The legislation, which was shelved before a vote could take place, looks to raise the tax from 36-cents per pack to $1.41, according to The Town Talk. Citing not having enough support,...


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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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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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