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2014-12-11 08:30:33

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:31

Florida Applauded for Reducing High School Smoking to Just 7.5 Percent WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:29

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:27

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-11 08:30:25

States Challenged to Join Florida in Reducing Youth Smoking to Record Low WASHINGTON, Dec.

2014-12-10 23:03:03

Cigarette smoking generates as much as $170 billion in annual health care spending in the United States, according to a new study co-authored by researchers at Georgia State University’s School

Smoking Could Hamper Treatment For Alcohol Abuse
2014-12-10 03:17:02

A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.

2014-12-10 08:33:32

National mass media anti-smoking campaign exceptionally cost-effective ATLANTA, Dec.

2014-12-10 08:33:10

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement of Matthew L.

cigarettes kill
2014-12-10 08:11:23

Despite the significant drop in smoking rates, cigarettes still cause about 30 percent of all cancer-related deaths in the US, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.


Latest Smoking Reference Libraries

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
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.