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2014-06-24 08:25:18

Campaign returns with new participants who suffered tobacco harms ATLANTA, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching hard-hitting ads for its 2014 "Tips From Former Smokers" campaign. Beginning July 7, these ads will run nationwide for nine weeks on television, radio, and billboards, online, and in theaters, magazines, and newspapers. The launch of these ads comes as CDC is also releasing new data on how many U.S. adults use some...

2014-06-23 08:29:34

Institute adds the online video smoking cessation program to its collection of best resources PHILADELPHIA, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wellness Resolutions, LLC is proud to announce its invitation to be a Wellness Partner of the Wellness Research Institute (WRI) with the inclusion of Goodbye Tobacco(TM), its in-depth 8-session video Smoking Cessation Course, in the Wellness Navigator, WRI's web-based knowledge platform. Meryl Wexler, the founder of Wellness Resolutions, LLC...

2014-06-23 08:26:23

FDA Urged to Stop Harmful Changes Made by Tobacco Industry WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Design changes and chemical additives introduced by tobacco companies in recent decades have made cigarettes more addictive, more attractive to kids and even more deadly, according to a report issued today by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The report, titled Designed for Addiction, details how tobacco companies purposely...

Teenagers Smoke More When They Are Lighting Up Menthol Cigarettes
2014-06-20 14:08:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Canadian-based study from the University of Waterloo found that teens who smoke menthol cigarettes smoke more of them per day than teens who prefer regular cigarettes. Published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control, the study is the first to connect menthols to greater degrees of nicotine use in Canadian teens. “The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular...

2014-06-19 23:08:34

Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland is banning all forms of tobacco from its campus starting July 1, 2014, and will no longer hire employees who use tobacco as of July 2015. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC) is leading Maryland hospitals by reinforcing its commitment to wellness and the fight against tobacco usage with an expanded tobacco policy. Effective July 1, 2014, the revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products,...

2014-06-19 16:27:37

Citizen eCigs and eCigars Launch in Thousands of Retail Outlets Nationwide LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide taste test winner Citizen eCig, has burst onto the forefront of the eCig product landscape. The Southern California-based Citizen Electronic Cigarette company, has introduced the highest-quality, best tasting disposable eCig line, best priced rechargeable eCig starter pack and a revolutionary first-to-retail eCigar! The Citizen Electronic Cigarette line is...

2014-06-19 10:30:00

UIC Adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media, but those messages reach different demographic groups in different ways, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy. The study is published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control. Eighty-six percent of those surveyed were aware of e-cigarettes, and 47 percent had seen or heard about them on television, on...

2014-06-18 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In a big win for kids and public health, a federal judge today upheld New York City's new law prohibiting the use of coupons and other discounting schemes that make tobacco products cheaper and more appealing to kids. The new law is designed to prevent tobacco companies from...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-17 12:39:17

Duke University Medical Center Combining two smoking cessation therapies is more effective than using just one for male and highly nicotine-dependent smokers who weren't initially helped by the nicotine patch, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published online June 17, 2014, in the American Journal of Psychiatry, also support using an adaptive treatment model to determine which smokers are likely to succeed in quitting with nicotine replacement alone before...


Latest Smoking Reference Libraries

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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