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2015-01-01 20:11:52

On New Year’s Day 1971 America woke up to find smoking advertisements gone from its TVs. But what progress have we actually made since then? And how many people are still slyly trying to convince us that smoking is a great idea?

2014-12-29 23:02:47

2013 Report Provides Information About 3.1 Million Cases Managed by Poison Centers Nationwide Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) December 29, 2014 In 2013, America’s

2014-12-23 08:25:37

New Orleans e-cigarette merchant Crescent City Vape will open its second location at 1224 St. Charles Ave.

2014-12-22 16:24:04

People Vow to be Healthier in New Year, Quitting Smoking A Popular New Year's Resolution PHOENIX, Dec.

2014-12-19 12:28:02

DAVIE, Fla., Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays are a time for celebrating and what better way to celebrate than to light up a favorite cigar.

2014-12-16 23:01:56

The tragic report appears to be the first involving the death of a child associated with the product that is generally used with electronic cigarettes. Port

2014-12-16 23:00:24

Youth use of alcohol, cigarettes and illicit drugs are steadily declining, but e-cigarette use is high and the perception that marijuana is harmful is low, according to the 2014 Monitoring the

2014-12-16 12:26:28

~Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Responds to 2014 Monitoring the Future Study NEW YORK, Dec.


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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
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.