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2015-02-27 18:59:16

In a weird twist on the placebo effect, researchers at Virginia Tech recently found that telling someone the cigarette they’re smoking doesn’t have nicotine can actually change their brain activity

2015-02-26 08:35:01

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-02-26 04:22:58

LONDON, February 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In a video interview Nicandro Durante, CEO, and Ben Stevens, FD, talk about the tobacco company's 2014 full year financial results,

2015-02-25 08:36:12

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company has issued the following release: "R.J.

2015-02-25 08:36:09

GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lorillard, Inc.

2015-02-24 16:26:13

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Leading Health Experts Praise Needed Proposals That Will Protect Kids and Players SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-23 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L.

2015-02-23 08:32:07

Global CPG Veteran Jacopo D'Alessandris appointed President JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb.


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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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cowpooling
  • The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.
The word 'cowpooling' was formed on the model of 'carpooling'.