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2015-05-13 12:30:26

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Spencer Flanders, 16, has been named the National Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in the

2015-05-13 12:30:24

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Madison Larimore, 17, has been named the Central Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership

2015-05-13 12:30:23

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lily Kraft, 18, has been named the West Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for her leadership in the

2015-05-13 12:30:17

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Joshua Pritchett, 17, has been named the East Region Youth Advocate of the Year by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for his leadership in

2015-05-08 16:24:59

Statement From Legacy CEO and President, Robin Koval WASHINGTON, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco has taken the lead in protecting baseball players and fans from

2015-05-08 16:24:56

SAN FRANCISCO, May 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee today signed into law an ordinance to prohibit the use of all tobacco products - including smokeless tobacco

2015-05-04 23:00:26

Cigar Sense Inc. launches a service to help consumers discover new cigars suiting their unique tastes, develop deeper

cuban cigars
2015-05-05 07:35:25

The comparison of Cuban vs. non-Cuban cigars is an interesting debate. And we're looking to settle it.

2015-04-30 23:02:34

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), lung cancer is the leading cause of death and the top cancer killer among men and women in the U.S.

2015-04-30 12:33:09

Scientists from the Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine Report on the Development of an Enhanced Method for Determining Fetal Exposure to Maternal Smoke and Potentially Other Environmental


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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
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.