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2014-05-02 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, May 2, 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 The Obama Administration today has taken a much-needed step to help smokers and other tobacco users quit by making clear the minimum, evidence-based tobacco cessation services that health insurers are required to cover under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today the Administration...

2014-05-01 23:16:21

Craig Nabat, Inventor of the Freedom Quit Smoking System- America's Nicotine Free and Natural Way to Quit- extends to Mark Cuban the same offer he recently made to Donald Trump to help those in his organization break-free from clutches of nicotine addiction. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Craig Nabat, Founder and President of Freedom Laser Therapy, inventor of the Freedom Quit Smoking System- http://freedomquitsmoking.com, likes the fact that Mark Cuban made Donald Trump a...

2014-05-01 23:15:53

With allergy season in full swing, medical professionals are hearing more complaints about congestion and trouble breathing. In addition to medications and lifestyle changes, the Pulmonica can help patients improve their breathing. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 “The Pulmonica was developed to help my brother-in-law who had emphysema, and has been used successfully by patients with COPD, asthma, and allergies,” said Dana Keller, PhD, co-inventor of the pulmonary harmonica. “The...

2014-05-01 23:06:26

Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI International. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Electronic cigarette “vapors” are made of small particles containing chemicals that may cause or worsen acute respiratory diseases, including asthma and bronchitis, among youth, according to a new study by RTI...

2014-05-01 12:32:52

Premature deaths from each cause due to modifiable risks ATLANTA, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each year, nearly 900,000 Americans die prematurely from the five leading causes of death - yet 20 percent to 40 percent of the deaths from each cause could be prevented, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The five leading causes of death in the United States are heart disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory diseases, stroke, and unintentional...

2014-05-01 08:39:07

Major Production Move is First Step toward Bringing All Product Creation to Florida Facility TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes, one of the world's leading e-cigarette companies, has made a major step toward moving its operations stateside by announcing production of its electronic cigarette cartridges will be conducted entirely in the United States beginning May 15, 2014. This is an unorthodox move within the e-cigarette industry,...

2014-05-01 00:21:19

FDA Deeming Regulations Released Last Week Fail to Safeguard Young People from Pervasive E-Cigarette Advertising WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report titled Vaporized: E-Cigarettes, Advertising, and Youth by Legacy, examines the recent rise of e-cigarette use among youth, and the entry of the major tobacco companies into the e-cigarette market. Legacy, the nation's largest public health foundation devoted to achieving a culture where all youth and young adults...

2014-04-30 20:23:46

LONDON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Incruse(TM) Ellipta(®) (umeclidinium) as an anticholinergic indicated for the long-term, once-daily, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), including chronic bronchitis and/or emphysema. Umeclidinium is GSK's first once-daily anticholinergic, a type of...

2014-04-30 16:33:16

FLORENCE, S.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (Top10ECigaretteBrands) - Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company has been voted the winner of "Best Feel to Regular Cigarette," out of top contenders in the marketplace, including the very similar product, "The King". Although the competition was close, Clearette took the win. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82629 Easily surpassing mainstream competitors, Clearette Electronic Cigarettes found the most competition with...

2014-04-30 08:36:16

New Proposed Regulations On E-cigarette Industry A Step Forward, But Potentially Dangerous For Businesses HONOLULU, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VOLCANO Fine Electronic Cigarettes®, one of the nation's first electronic cigarette distributors and retailers, issued a response in connection to the Food & Drug Administration's (FDA) proposed deeming regulations for the electronic cigarette industry released April 24, 2014. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140430/82325...


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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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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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