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2015-04-24 20:23:57

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-04-21 23:00:46

In Mainland China, adult smokers, particularly ex-smokers who had quit because of illness, had significantly higher prevalence of chronic respiratory disease. (PRWEB)

2015-04-21 16:30:38

Houston-Based Serious Cigars To Host Popular Event With 30 Top Manufacturers And Sellout Crowd HOUSTON, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For the sixth year in a row, Serious Cigars,

2015-04-21 08:37:37

NEW YORK, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliQuit(TM), the world's first smartphone breathalyzer for smokers, was selected to present as a finalist at the American Heart Association's Health

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2015-04-19 10:53:38

The discovery of a genetic mutation that can cause pulmonary hypertension in cattle grazed at high altitudes could shed new light on lung diseases affecting humans.

2015-04-17 23:03:36

Nomedexamlifeinsurance.com (http://www.nomedexamlifeinsurance.com/) announces a new blog post, “Am I Entitled For Life Insurance

2015-04-17 12:29:08

GREENSBORO, N.C., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-04-15 12:30:24

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-04-15 08:31:33

Survey of Canadians shows e-cigarette users smoke as many tobacco cigarettes as traditional smokers TORONTO, April 15, 2015 /CNW/ - A new Canadian survey of smokers who also use e-cigarettes


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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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.