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2014-11-24 08:28:08

Pilot study demonstrates that NuQ(R) tests able to detect lung cancer in 85% of patients using sputum and 76% using blood NAMUR, Belgium, Nov.

electronic cigarettes help quitters
2014-11-21 03:00:57

In a new study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, scientists at KU Leuven report that e-cigarettes successfully reduced cravings for tobacco cigarettes, with only minimal side effects.

2014-11-20 23:11:00

Pittsburgh Hypnosis Expert, Dan Vitchoff and PA Hypnosis Center, Pittsburgh’s Premier Hypnotherapy Clinic celebrates helps people stop smoking every day.

2014-11-20 08:35:45

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc.

2014-11-20 08:33:03

Health innovation leader continues strengthening alliances across the anti-tobacco community as it celebrates the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout WOONSOCKET, R.I.,

2014-11-19 20:22:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L.

menstrual cramps
2014-11-19 03:00:23

Most women will experience period pain during their reproductive life, with the pain severe in up to 29%. Smoking has been mooted as a potential risk factor, but the research to date has been inconclusive.


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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
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.