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2014-09-02 08:32:53

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI announces establishment of executive stock trading plans." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other...

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2014-09-02 05:11:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single most easily preventable cause of death and disease is to eliminate tobacco use. Smoking can lead to many health issues including respiratory, cancer, heart disease, and blood problems. Over 480,000 Americans die each year due to cigarette smoking, and 41,000 of these deaths happen due to secondhand exposure to smoke. With the ever-growing popularity of...

2014-08-29 08:25:23

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. and GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) and Lorillard, Inc. (NYSE: LO) today announced that each company has received a request for additional information ("second request") from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with Reynolds American's pending acquisition of Lorillard and divestiture of select brands to Imperial Tobacco Group, PLC (LON: IMT). The second request was issued under notification requirements of...

Direct Correlation Between Smoking And Mortality
2014-08-26 03:48:14

University of Copenhagen A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking. The findings have been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. It is a fact that smoking is harmful and associated with deadly diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Researchers also...

2014-08-26 08:30:03

ALBANY, New York, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report, "Geriatric Care Services Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/213363 ] (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 % from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 850.0 billion by 2019. The geriatric care services market has been...

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2014-08-26 05:14:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the data suggests that the e-cigarettes appear to be less harmful than traditional cigarettes and could in some cases help people kick the habit, the American Heart Association said on Sunday that since the products contain nicotine, they should be classified as tobacco products and subject to all applicable laws. The policy statement, which has been published in the organization’s journal Circulation, explained that there...

2014-08-25 16:27:49

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 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 The number of U.S. youth who used electronic cigarettes, but have never smoked a regular cigarette, has more than tripled in the past three years, from 79,000 in 2011 to over 263,000 in 2013. And these youth are nearly twice as likely to intend to smoke regular cigarettes as...

2014-08-25 16:21:22

WACO, Texas, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Baylor University's new football stadium makes its debut in late August, not only will the views and football be fabulous, so will the food. Baylor University Athletics chose FUEL by SAVOR U as its official foodservice provider for the new football stadium and other on-campus athletic venues. The university division of SAVOR..., SAVOR U, was selected for its fresh ideas and a commitment to sustainable operations that embrace local...

2014-08-25 12:23:22

truth® Rallies Teens To Harness Their Online Influence To Become The First Smoke-Free Generation WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, August 24, truth®, the nation's largest and longest running youth smoking prevention campaign, premiered the latest advertisements in its new Finish It campaign, titled "Unpaid" and "Response". Both aired during the hugely popular MTV Video Music Awards broadcast - an annual music awards ceremony that attracts millions of viewers and sparks...

Smokers Puff Same Amount Of Cigarettes Regardless Of Nicotine Levels
2014-08-25 03:38:04

University of Waterloo Cigarettes with very low levels of nicotine may reduce addiction without increasing exposure to toxic chemicals, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo. The study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology monitored the smoking behaviors of 72 adults as they switched to three types of cigarettes with markedly reduced nicotine levels. Unlike when smokers switch between conventional cigarette brands—all of which have very similar levels of...

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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...

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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