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2014-04-05 23:01:52

Markets Research Reports.biz added deep and professional market research reports on "China Pharmaceutical Glass Packaging Industry Report, 2013-2016" Market Analysis and Overview Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/china-pharmaceutical-glass-packaging-industry-report-2013-2016 (PRWEB) April 05, 2014 Influenced by the substitution of plastic, aluminum foil and other new packaging materials as well as the declining packaging material purchase prices...

2014-04-04 23:35:28

With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services and products to any state resident trying to quit tobacco. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 beBetter Health, Inc., has been selected as the service provider for the West Virginia QuitLine for another three years by the state’s Bureau for Public Health. beBetter has been the chosen partner for West Virginia since beBetter launched the QuitLine in 2000. With this new contract, beBetter will continue to provide services...

2014-04-04 23:02:07

Electronic cigarette advertising expenditures tripled in the United States from $6.4 million in 2011 to $18.3 million in 2012, according to a study by RTI International. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Electronic cigarette advertising expenditures tripled in the United States from $6.4 million in 2011 to $18.3 million in 2012, according to a study by RTI International. The study, published in the April issue of American Journal of Preventive Medicine, is the first to...

2014-04-04 12:27:51

DUBLIN, Apr. 04, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6ctxcw/smoking_cessation ) has announced the addition of the "Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Smoking cessation products are a better alternative for tobacco and cigarette addicts. Smoking cessation...

Smoking On TV Has Dwindled Leading To A Decrease In Tobacco Use
2014-04-04 12:08:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While heavier taxes on cigarettes have been shown to reduce tobacco use in the US, the reduced glamorization of smoking on TV has also had an effect, according to a new report in the journal Tobacco Control. In the study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania said the shrinking visibility of cigarettes and smoking in prime time drama programs has led to a drop in cigarette use equivalent to two packs of cigarettes per adult a...

2014-04-04 10:58:57

Cigarette smoking among obese women appears to interfere with their ability to taste fats and sweets, a new study shows. Despite craving high-fat, sugary foods, these women were less likely than others to perceive these tastes, which may drive them to consume more calories. M. Yanina Pepino, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Julie Mennella, PhD, a biopsychologist at the Monell Center in Philadelphia, where the research was...

Children Increasingly At Risk From Liquid Nicotine In E-Cigarettes: CDC
2014-04-04 09:35:09

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that e-cigarettes, as they are currently sold, are dangerous for young children. The report was based on phone calls made to poison control centers that showed over 51 percent of calls between September 2010 and February 2014 were for young children under five years old. Forty-two percent of the calls were for people 20 and older. “This report raises...

2014-04-03 16:25:59

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto University (PAU) has announced that i4Health (PAU's Institute for International Internet Interventions for Health) is launching its first online study testing whether any of four very brief techniques is better at helping individuals who smoke quit on their own. Individuals who smoke who have decided to quit are welcome to participate in this free online study, which has been approved by the Palo Alto University...

2014-04-03 16:23:46

WASHINGTON, April 3, 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 E-cigarettes, and liquid refill containers featuring bright colors, sweet-smelling flavors and dangerous doses of nicotine, are generating rising numbers of emergency calls to poison control centers around the nation, according to a study published today by the U.S. Centers for Disease...

2014-04-03 12:30:49

Rapid rise highlights need to monitor nicotine exposure through e-cigarette liquid and prevent future poisonings ATLANTA, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids containing nicotine rose from one per month in September 2010 to 215 per month in February 2014, according to a CDC study published in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The number of calls per month involving conventional cigarettes did not...


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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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