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2014-05-13 08:35:05

Leadership in Fight Against Tobacco Recognized Nationally WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spencer Flanders, 15, of Carson City, Nev., has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the fight against tobacco. Spencer will be honored at a gala in the nation's capital on Thursday (May 15) along with a national winner, three other U.S. regional winners and a group winner....

Children More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers If Their Parents Are Addicted To Smoking
2014-05-12 03:59:49

[ Watch The Video: Children Of Nicotine-Addicted Parents More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers ] Georgetown University Medical Center The more time a child is exposed to a parent addicted to smoking, the more likely the youth will not only take up cigarettes but also become a heavy smoker. So warns a team of researchers led by Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center scientists in Pediatrics. The study, published online today, is among the first to take a prospective,...

2014-05-09 08:28:02

Management to hold conference call on May 15th at 4:30 P.M. ET DANIA BEACH, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vapor Corp. (OTCQB: VPCO; "Vapor", the "Company"), a leading U.S. based electronic cigarette company whose brands include Krave®, Fifty-One®, VaporX®, Alternacig®, EZ Smoker®, Green Puffer®, Americig®, Fumare(TM), Hookah Stix® and Smoke Star®, today announced plans to release its financial and operating results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, on Thursday,...

2014-05-09 08:26:19

KONTICH, Belgium, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLUIDDA's breakthrough imaging technology was used to assess the mode of action of Roflumilast, a novel drug to treat patients suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). FLUIDDA's study clearly demonstrated that the drug was superior to placebo and very effective in a subset of patients. Furthermore, the study provided a guide for physicians to determine which patient to treat. The results will soon be published...

2014-05-08 23:05:16

E-cigarette Market in the UK 2014-2018 a new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 An e-cigarette/e-vaping device/personal vaporizer/e-nicotine delivery system is a type of electronic inhaler used to simulate tobacco smoking. It contains a heating element that vaporizes the liquid solution, which may be nicotine or a flavored liquid. In short, e-cigarettes are battery-powered nicotine inhalers that are designed to mimic traditional...

2014-05-08 20:24:34

Change will protect thousands of vulnerable children ST. PAUL, Minn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Minnesota Senate passed a Health and Human Services Policy omnibus bill that included a provision to make Minnesota's foster homes smoke-free. "This step is long overdue, and we thank lawmakers for showing they care about kids," said Molly Moilanen, Director of Public Affairs at ClearWay Minnesota. "The state is the legal guardian of these children, and it is only right we...

2014-05-08 12:26:39

CHICAGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An article appearing in the April 2014 issue of the American Marketing Association's Journal of Marketing Research reports that graphic visual health warnings on cigarette packages aid adolescent smokers' thoughts of quitting primarily through the emotion of fear, whereas for young adult smokers, the warnings impact thoughts of quitting primarily through negative health beliefs and fear....

2014-05-07 20:27:23

FDA Must Act to Prevent Tobacco Companies from Using Flavors to Lure Kids WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Tobacco companies are using the same flavor chemicals in their sweet-flavored tobacco products, including cigars of various sizes and smokeless tobacco, that are used in popular candy and drink products such as...

2014-05-07 16:28:04

CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With each passing day, the national pool of smokers seems to be going up in smoke, as Americans feel mounting pressure to quit for health and lifestyle reasons. When it comes time to put words into action and take that leap, many people are now turning to e-cigarettes to help vaporize their habit. Indeed, according to new research from Mintel, e-cigarettes have exhibited massive growth over the last two years, with sales increasing from $283...

Researchers Suggest To Ban Cigarette Filters To Save The Environment
2014-05-07 03:17:25

Springer Trillions of cigarettes smoked worldwide do not end up in an ashtray, but litter the environment Ban cigarette filters. Start a deposit-return scheme for used butts. Hold manufacturers responsible for clean-ups. Place warnings on packets about the impact of simply flicking one’s used cigarettes away. These are among the policy measures that Thomas Novotny of the San Diego State University in the US and Elli Slaughter advocate to curb the environmental harm done through the...


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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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