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2015-04-08 12:29:23

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-03-30 12:31:54

Emanuel has been a "real trailblazer" in fighting tobacco WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of his strong leadership in fighting tobacco use and reducing

2015-03-30 12:27:45

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-03-30 08:31:13

Multiple New Studies Presented at Experimental Biology 2015 Highlight Benefits of Eating California Dried Plums BOSTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New research presented at the 2015 Experimental

2015-03-26 16:35:20

Maintaining high tobacco prices keeps Minnesotans from smoking, according to Raise it for Health ST.

2015-03-26 08:30:47

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-03-26 00:21:02

CDC's graphic anti-smoking campaign will air March 30 ATLANTA, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is launching its 2015 "Tips From Former

2015-03-24 23:00:23

Roflumilast, a drug recently approved in the United States to treat severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), increases the production of a protein that causes inflammation, which possibly

2015-03-24 12:36:20

NEW ORLEANS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Claudia Rodas, Southern Region Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:


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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'.