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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.

2014-12-09 08:39:01

BAAR, Switzerland, December 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronic Cigarettes Holding AG announces promising results for the first half of 2014 and continued expansion of its

2014-12-09 08:29:24

GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Smoke Swap Event Offers Smokers Free Product and Resources PHILADELPHIA, Dec.

2014-12-08 12:28:55

Edward R. Myers, formerly Editor of FrontLine Security magazine, has been tracking the contraband tobacco issue now for several years.

2014-12-04 04:21:40

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PneumRx, Inc.

2014-12-03 23:05:51

R.J Reynolds was found largely liable for the plaintiff’s chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer allegedly due to his cigarette smoking. Port

2014-12-03 20:20:31

WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.


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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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