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2013-06-18 13:12:14

The effects of long-term cigarette smoking on morbidity and mortality have long been known. In a more immediate sense, smoking in the days and weeks before surgery can lead to morbidity and complications for many surgical procedures. In this review, researchers from the University of California San Francisco and Yale University examined the surgical literature and, specifically, the neurosurgical literature to characterize the impact of active smoking on neurosurgical outcomes. They found...

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...

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...

2013-05-29 23:23:23

After 15 years of Suffering from Insomnia Mike Overcame his Insomnia with the Help of Goldlite Hypnsosis Institute Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) May 29, 2013 The National Sleep Foundation in conjunction with the Gallup Organization conducted telephone interviews with a sample of Americans (N = 1000) to examine the prevalence and nature of difficulty with sleep. Consistent with other national studies, about one-third of Americans reported some type of sleep problem. Approximately one in four...

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,...

2013-05-17 10:55:08

Researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center and the University of South Florida have evaluated how Florida health care and social service agencies distribute “Libres para Siempre” (“Forever Free®”), a Spanish smoking relapse prevention booklet series. Their analysis found that 10 agencies distributed the booklets actively and passively, but those methods may not have helped the material reach its intended audience, Spanish-speaking smokers who have quit but are at...


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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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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