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2013-11-19 23:26:30

Lab Testing Services Company Encourages Smokers to Quit Alpharetta, Ga. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 On Thursday, Nov. 21, ANY LAB TEST NOW® will participate in The Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, to encourage smokers across the country to quit. The company, which is the first direct access lab testing services business with more than 150 franchise locations across the U.S., is asking smokers to quit for just one day or use this event as an opportunity...

2013-11-18 23:31:07

Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% quit smoking success rate after one year, according to research study published in the September 2013 issue of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings Journal. St. Helena, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Smokers who participated in the St. Helena Center for a Smoke-Free Life residential stop-smoking program in Napa Valley have a 57% success rate after one year. Results of...

2013-11-01 23:03:40

Independent insurance agency, Ross Insurance, encourages its Massachusetts community to participate in the Great American Smokeout on November 21, 2013. Holyoke, MA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Ross Insurance, a Massachusetts-based independent insurance agency, encourages all smokers in the Massachusetts community to take part in the Great American Smokeout this year. Dating back at least 38 years ago, the Great American Smokeout has been held on the third Thursday of November. The American...

Most Smokers Think About Quitting On Mondays
2013-10-29 10:12:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While many of us might think about breaking a bad habit on New Year’s Day, a new study published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine found that Mondays are actually when most smokers are likely to think about quitting. To reach their findings, researchers tracked global Google search records from 2008 to 2012 in English, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish and looked specifically for patterns of searches related to...


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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.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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