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Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier Study

Lung Flute Helps COPD Patients Breathe Easier: Study

By Ellen Goldbaum, University at Buffalo Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by...

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2014-09-30 23:21:13

Approved online continuing education company announces addition of new course for healthcare providers. The course will assist in ending tobacco use. Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 CE-Classes.com has announced the addition of a new online course – Tobacco Free: A Toolkit for Healthcare Providers. This course on treating tobacco addiction is designed for healthcare providers who do clinical work - substance abuse counselors, social workers, professional counselors, psychologists,...

2014-09-30 23:19:01

Dr. Anthony Rebuck highlights prevalence of COPD and offers prevention plan in new book TORONTO (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Chronic Pulmonary Lung Disease (COPD) is rapidly becoming the third-leading cause of death in the world. What are the causes? Smoking, air pollution and occupational exposure. Who is affected? Everyone in the world. This largely unrecognized, incurable and highly preventable disease has become the life work of Dr. Anthony Rebuck, a well-known former medical doctor...

2014-09-29 23:13:22

Early studies show e-cigarettes are tempting young people which may lead to future tobacco use. New educational resources from Journeyworks Publishing can help counter the aggressive marketing of e-cigarettes to youth. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Since the Surgeon General’s first report in 1964, it is estimated that 20 million people have lost their lives due to tobacco. The conclusion reached in the 2014 Surgeon General’s report “The Health Consequences of Smoking -...

2014-09-29 20:23:11

Proposed measure delivers on the Prime Minister's commitment to further restrict flavoured cigars OTTAWA, Sept. 29, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, announced new proposed regulatory amendments that would further restrict flavoured tobacco products that appeal to youth. Canada was the first country in the world to take action on ''little cigars" in 2010 when The Cracking Down on Tobacco Marketing Aimed at Youth came into force, banning the use of...

2014-09-26 23:07:14

On September 24, Gold Star Smoked Fish Corp. announced the recall of Cold Smoked Steelhead in Vacuum Pack due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Cold Smoked Steelhead. Gold...

2014-09-25 08:27:29

Approval Marks New Inhaler Choice for tiotropium RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Spiriva® Respimat® (tiotropium bromide) inhalation spray for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of bronchospasm associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and emphysema and to reduce exacerbations in COPD...

2014-09-24 23:14:07

Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change to eliminate smoking forever. (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Conquer and Control Your Smoking Habits is a completely free book that teaches the new breakthrough science of subconscious habit change. The beauty of this subconscious habit system is its ability to easily transform smoking habits. It creates lasting and permanent transformation of destructive smoking habits. Smoking habits...

2014-09-24 12:30:08

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is astatement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett have delivered a big win for Philadelphia's kids and health by enacting legislation that clears the way for Philadelphia to implement a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes. The cigarette tax is both a health and financial win for Philadelphia. The evidence is clear that increasing the price...

2014-09-23 16:27:47

Young adults encouraged to end their "bad relationship" with smoking OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) have launched the second tour of Break It Off, a joint tobacco cessation, awareness and outreach campaign aimed at young Canadians. This tour is part of the Government of Canada's multi-year $4.8 million investment to help young adults quit smoking and stay smoke-free. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, Eve Adams...

2014-09-19 16:25:04

GREENVILLE, N.C., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Purilum, LLC, is proud to announce the grand opening of their new E-liquid development, manufacturing and fulfillment center on September 17(th), 2014. The state-of-the-art facility, located at 967 Woodridge Park Rd. in Greenville, NC, includes multiple ISO 8 class 100,000 clean room environments, segregated nicotine and non-nicotine mixing rooms, and fully-automated bottle filling and assembly and cartomizer / clearomizer filling and...


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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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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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