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Effects Of Smoking Underestimated According To New Report

Effects Of Smoking Underestimated, According To New Report

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While smoking is slowly being relegated to the fringes of our society, the habit is continuing to have a significant effect on the health of the American population. According to a new...

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2014-10-21 23:03:59

Use of electronic cigarettes has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, of Roswell Park Cancer Institute. The findings indicate that e-cigarettes are not replacing conventional tobacco cigarettes among this group. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) has more than tripled among students in Poland, according to research led by Maciej Goniewicz, PhD, PharmD, a researcher in the...

2014-10-20 12:30:41

New Website and Map Connect Shoppers to Over 13,000 Tobacco-Free Stores Across America WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids today is launching a new national campaign that calls on America's retailers to stop selling tobacco products - the nation's number one cause of preventable death - and encourages consumers to shop tobacco-free. To view the Digital Media Release, please click here:...

2014-10-20 08:30:16

Study Results Will be Used to Support PMA Application for the RePneu Coil System MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc. (www.pneumrx.com), a leader in the field of interventional pulmonology, today announced completion of enrollment in their RENEW Study, nearly 3 months ahead of schedule. The RENEW Clinical Study is the FDA-approved IDE pivotal trial for the PneumRx RePneu Coil System, a treatment for severe emphysema. It was anticipated that the study,...

2014-10-17 08:25:14

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) employing precise ultrasound technology, announced that its EasyOne Pro® is now being used by the Choctaw Nation Healthcare Center, a 140,000 square foot, 44-bed hospital with many outpatient services. The Talihina, Oklahoma hospital serves a large number of Native Americans from several tribes living in southeastern Oklahoma and beyond. A portion of...

2014-10-16 12:31:35

LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move certain to gain attention from both supporters and opponents of the Tobacco Products Directive, Davidoff London has made the unexpected decision to remove several brands of cigarettes, in preference for high-tech electronic vaping hardware and compatible gourmet liquids from Vapelux. Eddie Sahakian, Managing Director of the flagship Davidoff store commented, "We have been advised and work closely with Nick Roman from...

2014-10-14 12:29:07

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: A new report issued today shows that the United States has fallen far behind much of the world in requiring large, graphic health warnings on cigarette packs. The report should spur the Food and Drug Administration to quickly develop and implement such warnings, as required by U.S. law. The U.S. is tied for last among 198...

2014-10-14 08:32:52

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offer proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit, the world's first personal pocket size biosensor and ecosystem that biochemically measures tobacco consumption and severity of nicotine addiction, is now available online via Kickstarter. Similar to a weight scale and calorie counter for dieters, IntelliQuit provides the smoker with actionable...

2014-10-13 12:28:23

GENEVA, October 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today in Moscow the public was forced to leave the public gallery and prevented from observing the WHO FCTC's Sixth session of the Conference of the Parties (COP6). JTI's (Japan Tobacco International) reaction: "Hidden agendas corrupt policy-making processes", said Michiel Reerink, Global Regulatory Strategy Vice President at JTI. "Today's decision to shut out legitimate businesses, expert groups and some media representatives...

2014-10-10 16:25:23

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Co, based out of Ronkonkoma, NY, is proud to announce Edward Reilly as the new Chief Executive Operator and president of Clearette Electronic Cigarette. Reilly previously held the position of Chief Operating Officer since the company's start-up in 2012 and was preceded by former CEO, Leonardo Lombardo. Reilly has successfully driven sales on both the national and international level, and has expanded...

2014-10-09 08:30:08

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), the third largest tobacco company in the United States, today announced that it will release third quarter 2014 results on Thursday, October 23, 2014, before the market opens. The news release will be available under the Investor Relations section of Lorillard's website at www.lorillard.com. About Lorillard, Inc. Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO), through its Lorillard Tobacco Company subsidiary, is the third...


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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
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.