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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.

2014-11-18 23:08:20

BurnBox offers a new monthly subscription box for smokers just in time for the holidays. ATLANTA, GA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 BurnBox is a new subscription

2014-11-18 23:05:16

Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act would require child-proof packaging for liquid nicotine ALEXANDRIA, VA (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 New data just

2014-11-18 23:02:19

The Lung Institute to host free advocacy event in honor of World COPD Day 2014.

2014-11-18 20:23:23

Legislature should follow suit in 2015 Session MINNEAPOLIS, Nov.

2014-11-18 16:27:43

GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2014-11-17 12:27:28

New research in the international medical journal CHEST showed patients had reduced hospital stays, medical costs and returns to the hospital ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov.

menthols
2014-11-17 03:00:25

Menthol acts in combination with nicotine to desensitize receptors in lungs’ airways that are responsible for nicotine’s irritation, say neuroscientists at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC).


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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
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.