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GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-02-18 23:06:52

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2015-02-16 12:27:44

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc.

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GENEVA, February 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JTI announced today that it has acquired from Ploom, Inc.

2015-02-14 08:21:49

SHENZEN, China, Feb 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, the first e-cigarette paired with dual atomizer technology has been

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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
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.