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2015-01-22 16:25:56

WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a Statement of Matthew L.

2015-01-22 12:27:28

Fewer Minnesotans smoking than ever before ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan.

2015-01-22 00:20:31

Majority of Minnesotans who quit smoking say cigarette tax helped them

2015-01-21 23:00:50

E-cigarette vapor can contain hidden formaldehyde at levels five to 15 times higher than regular cigarettes, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Portland,

2015-01-21 08:29:43

New choice between mist and dry powder inhalers for tiotropium RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Jan. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

2015-01-21 04:20:58

Lung Association in California supplemental report grades all California cities and counties on tobacco control policies; Officials must take steps to achieve bold lifesaving goals, California coalition


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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...

Lung
2013-01-01 15:53:59

The lung is a vital organ that is a part of the respiratory system. Generally a person has two lungs; however, the body can function with only one. The lung’s main function is to move oxygen and carbon dioxide into and out of the bloodstream through gas exchange. The lungs are located lateral to the heart in the thoracic cavity. Each lung has a tip called the apex, which is superior in the body. The bases of the lungs rest on the diaphragm. They appear to be spongy due to their bundles of...

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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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