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2015-03-26 16:35:20

Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health ST.

2015-03-26 08:30:47

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-03-26 00:21:02

CDC's graphic anti-smoking campaign will air March 30 ATLANTA, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching its 2015 "Tips From Former

2015-03-24 23:00:23

Roflumilast, a drug recently approved in the United States to treat severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the production of a protein that causes inflammation, which possibly

2015-03-24 12:36:20

NEW ORLEANS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Claudia Rodas, Southern Region Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:

2015-03-24 08:41:01

Unique electronic cigarette manufacturer designates world renowned model and actress as brand ambassador KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Mar. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Breathe eCig Corp.

2015-03-24 08:36:52

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- E-cigarettes rapid growing availability is increasing consumer accessibility as the segment is likely to show continued

2015-03-24 08:35:46

The Quit Company, LLC launched TheQuitCo.com, a website that brings together the best resources from all over, providing easy access in one location, to help smokers create a plan and successfully

2015-03-20 16:23:23

Leading Public Health Organizations Call For Increasing Tobacco Tax by $1.00 Per Pack CARSON CITY, Nev., March 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Brian Sandoval has announced

2015-03-19 23:06:31

Smoking isn’t just a nasty habit; it is a bona fide addiction and can be a struggle for the strongest of people.


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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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Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.