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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the top cancer killer among men and women in the U.S.
Scientists from the Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine Report on the Development of an Enhanced Method for Determining Fetal Exposure to Maternal Smoke and Potentially Other Environmental
Agreement Gives JT a Global Footprint in the e-Cigarette Market GENEVA, April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Japan Tobacco Inc.
HARRISBURG, Pa., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller issued a consumer alert today to inform customers that tobacco cessation programs are free
Georgia State University’s School of Public Health has named five major municipalities in China that will partner with the school on efforts to improve policies and programs to reduce smoking
TobaccoFree303 PSAs Aim to Keep Youth and Parks Tobacco-Free DENVER, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Four youth groups from within the Tri-County Health Department service area of Adams,
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc.'s (NYSE: RAI)
WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-one leading public health and medical organizations today urged President Obama to quickly finalize long-overdue rules covering all tobacco
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.
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...
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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