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2014-04-03 16:23:46

WASHINGTON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO E-cigarettes, and liquid refill containers featuring bright colors, sweet-smelling flavors and dangerous doses of nicotine, are generating rising numbers of emergency calls to poison control centers around the nation, according to a study published today by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2014-04-03 12:30:49

Rapid rise highlights need to monitor nicotine exposure through e-cigarette liquid and prevent future poisonings ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of calls per month involving conventional cigarettes did not...

2014-04-02 08:34:38

NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokio marks a revolution in the e-Cigarette industry, evolving the 'electronic' to present the world's first smart, connected e-Cigarette. With wireless smartphone synchronization, Smokio offers in-depth information about a user's consumption, capturing every puff, tracking health improvements and even calculating how much money using Smokio has saved so far. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140402/677857 )...

2014-04-01 23:27:15

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports: "China Online Lending Industry Report, 2014" Market Analysis and Overview. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/192943 (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 With the continuous expansion of scale, China’s small and medium-sized enterprises are seeing rapid growth in capital requirements, but often shut out by large commercial banks on the grounds of unsound financial system, lack of pledged...

2014-03-31 23:30:19

Having dropped out of school prior to becoming the modern day Industrialist he is today, Richard Branson also wears the label of having been a former smoker, and for this accomplishment- Freedom Laser Therapy offers Sir Richard and Virgin Group $10K in smoking cessation product to help their employees who want to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Richard Branson proves that sometimes being a quitter can be a good thing. A post from the Biography Channel on bio.com,...

2014-03-31 08:31:04

Along with providing a safe, effective way to gradually quit smoking, the new Mynus smoking-cessation aid eliminates virtually all humanly detectable second-hand smoke and odor SAN FRANCISCO, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoking is set to kill 8 million people worldwide per year by 2030, according to the World Health Organization. Answering the call of those who don't want to become a statistic is Mynus, the smoking-cessation aid launched an Indiegogo campaign today to fund the...

2014-03-28 08:27:29

WASHINGTON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-three leading public health and medical organizations are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make it a priority to regulate how cigarettes are manufactured and stop tobacco industry practices that have made cigarettes even more deadly and addictive than they were 50 years ago. In a letter sent this week to Mitchell Zeller, Director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products, the health groups urged the FDA to...

2014-03-26 11:36:49

With sales of electronic cigarettes, or "e-cigarettes," on the rise and expected to hit $1.5 billion this year, concerns over potential health risks of using the trendy devices are also gaining momentum and political clout. An article in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society, delves into what scientists and regulators are doing about e-cigarettes, which are now being cleverly marketed under more appealing names such as hookah pens and...

2014-03-25 23:02:48

Poison centers report a recent uptick in calls about exposures to e-cigarette devices and liquid nicotine. ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The American Association of Poison Control Centers and the experts at America’s 55 poison centers are urging the public, especially parents, to use caution when using e-cigarette devices and highly concentrated liquid nicotine and to keep them up and away from children, according to John Fiegel, AAPCC interim executive director. Poison centers...

No Evidence That Electronic Cigarettes Help People Quit Smoking: Study
2014-03-25 13:16:48

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Electronic cigarettes do not help people quit smoking, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco surveyed 949 smokers to determine whether E-cigarettes actually help people quit smoking; participants in the study used both e-cigarettes and regular cigarettes. The researchers analyzed self-reported data from the smokers to determine if the...


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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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  • A spider.
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