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2014-01-20 12:25:48

CINCINNATI, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study shows that exposure to secondhand smoke at home or in the car dramatically increases the odds of children being readmitted to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, raises the possibility that measurement of tobacco exposure could be used in clinical practice to target smoking cessation...

2014-01-15 23:00:54

Tobacco policy experts at The Heartland Institute react to today's vote by the Chicago City Council to ban the use of electronic cigarettes indoors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Chicago City Council today banned the use of electronic cigarettes indoors – treating e-cigarettes, which emit harmless water vapor, exactly like tobacco cigarettes, which emit smoke. The following statements from tobacco policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a Chicago-based free-market...

2014-01-15 16:24:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO) We applaud the Chicago City Council for voting today to include electronic cigarettes in the city's Clean Indoor Air law. This legislation will further the fundamental purpose of the law - to protect everyone's right to breathe clean air in workplaces and public places. We thank Alderman Edward...

2014-01-08 17:25:04

New study finds link between common beliefs and e-cigarette use among young adults Despite years of anti-smoking education and legislation, tobacco use still remains an important public health issue in the United States. In 2010, 25.2% of all adults and 35.6% of young adults reported current tobacco use. While anti-tobacco efforts continue across the county, the introduction of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has been marketed as a less harmful alternative to cigarettes and also as a...

2014-01-08 17:16:13

Among cigarette smokers, combining the smoking cessation medications varenicline and bupropion, compared with varenicline alone, resulted in higher smoking abstinence rates for one outcome but not the other at three and six months; rates were similar at one year, according to a Mayo Clinic study published this month in JAMA. "We were interested in seeing if combining different medications together can improve the ability of patients to quit over and above single drug therapy," says lead...

2014-01-08 11:44:53

In recent years, the decline in smoking among individuals with mental illness was significantly less than among those without mental illness, although the rates of quitting smoking were greater among those receiving mental health treatment, according to a study in the January 8 issue of JAMA. "Despite significant progress made in reducing tobacco use within the general population, individuals with mental illness smoke at rates approximately twice that of adults without mental disorders and...

2014-01-06 08:28:46

NEwhere Electronic Cigarettes continues to innovate in the disposable electronic cigarette industry, preparing for the release of their highly anticipated ZERO Nicotine Hookah Flavored E-Cigars. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fresh off the red hot launch of the NEwhere ZERO Nicotine E-Hookah Pen, company executives are announcing the release of their brand new ZERO Nicotine Hookah flavored E-Cigar: The NEwhere BOSS. (Photo:...

2014-01-04 23:22:18

Hedgecock the Former Mayor of San Diego well known for being a conservative TV and radio host will learn former smoker and anti-smoking advocate Craig Nabat’s opinion about the banning or regulating of electronic cigarettes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 On Friday, January 3, 2014, Nabat will appear at 11:15 a.m. on The Roger Hedgecock Show in San Diego on the UT-TV Network expressing his viewpoint about E-Cigarettes. A local electronic cigarette store owner will debate Nabat...

2013-12-31 16:22:23

HOUSTON, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many people will make the New Year's resolution to quit smoking, but according to American Cancer Society research, few will achieve their goal: -- Percentage of smokers who want to quit altogether: 70 percent -- Percentage of smokers who will try to quit this year: 40 percent -- Percentage of smokers who will succeed at quitting smoking on their first try: 7 percent While the odds may not seem to be in their favor,...

Hornworm Caterpillar Uses Nicotine Breath
2013-12-31 11:46:33

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While e-cigarettes may have been all the rage in 2013, one cool cat(erpillar) doesn’t even need a mechanical smoking device to puff out clouds of toxic nicotine. The tobacco hornworm caterpillar is able to exhale this predator-repelling breath by re-purposing the nicotine it eats while feeding on a tobacco plant, according to a study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Nicotine actually acts as...


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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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