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Study Shows No Relationship Between Moderate Adolescent Cannabis Use And Exam Results, IQ

Provided by the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology A large UK study has found that occasional adolescent cannabis use does not lead to poorer educational and intellectual performance, but that heavy cannabis use is associated with...

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2014-10-23 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: By announcing restrictions on smoking in its facilities, Reynolds American seems to finally be admitting that secondhand smoke harms health after publicly denying it for decades. However, by allowing designated smoking areas, the company's new policy is severely flawed and fails to provide effective protection from secondhand smoke and the lung cancer and...

2014-10-23 08:38:38

GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) announced today its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2014. Third Quarter Highlights -- Reported (GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 15.9% over last year to $0.80. -- Adjusted (Non-GAAP) diluted earnings per share increased 8.4% over last year to $0.90. -- Cigarettes adjusted operating income (Non-GAAP) increased 7.8% over last year and adjusted operating...

2014-10-23 08:36:49

"Take Control. Live Well." Provides Educational and Lifestyle Management Resources GLENVIEW, Ill., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take Control. Live Well. is the message behind a new chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) campaign launched today by the CHEST Foundation of the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST). As part of National COPD Awareness Month in November, the campaign aims to encourage people with COPD to live well by adopting healthy lifestyles, working with...

2014-10-23 08:33:55

ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ndd Medical Technologies, a leader in innovative, mobile pulmonary function testing (PFT) technology is donating EasyOne Plus® devices for an October 27 free screening during Austin Lung Health Day. Nearly one in ten Austin, Texas residents have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the same number may be undiagnosed, based on national averages. COPD is the 3(rd) leading cause of death in the U.S. The...

2014-10-22 12:29:21

IntelliQuit combines technologic sophistication and clinical insight to engage the world's 1.3 billion smokers and offers proven success. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Respiratory Care Week in October is sponsored by the American Association of Respiratory Care, American Thoracic Society, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. Its primary care mission is to promote lung health and smoking is responsible for over 80%...

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...


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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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