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Teenagers Smoke More When They Are Lighting Up Menthol Cigarettes
2014-06-20 14:08:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Canadian-based study from the University of Waterloo found that teens who smoke menthol cigarettes smoke more of them per day than teens who prefer regular cigarettes. Published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control, the study is the first to connect menthols to greater degrees of nicotine use in Canadian teens. “The appeal of menthol cigarettes among youth stems from the perception that they are less harmful than regular...

2014-06-19 23:08:34

Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland is banning all forms of tobacco from its campus starting July 1, 2014, and will no longer hire employees who use tobacco as of July 2015. Annapolis, Maryland (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Anne Arundel Medical Center(AAMC) is leading Maryland hospitals by reinforcing its commitment to wellness and the fight against tobacco usage with an expanded tobacco policy. Effective July 1, 2014, the revised policy prohibits the use of all tobacco products,...

2014-06-19 16:27:37

Citizen eCigs and eCigars Launch in Thousands of Retail Outlets Nationwide LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide taste test winner Citizen eCig, has burst onto the forefront of the eCig product landscape. The Southern California-based Citizen Electronic Cigarette company, has introduced the highest-quality, best tasting disposable eCig line, best priced rechargeable eCig starter pack and a revolutionary first-to-retail eCigar! The Citizen Electronic Cigarette line is...

2014-06-19 10:30:00

UIC Adults are widely exposed to e-cigarette marketing through the media, but those messages reach different demographic groups in different ways, according to a survey by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Institute for Health Research and Policy. The study is published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control. Eighty-six percent of those surveyed were aware of e-cigarettes, and 47 percent had seen or heard about them on television, on...

2014-06-18 16:27:58

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The following is a statement of Susan M. Liss, Executive Director, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In a big win for kids and public health, a federal judge today upheld New York City's new law prohibiting the use of coupons and other discounting schemes that make tobacco products cheaper and more appealing to kids. The new law is designed to prevent tobacco companies from...

2014-06-17 13:26:02

UIC E-cigarettes, also known as vaping pens or e-hookas, are commonly advertised on Twitter and the tweets often link to commercial websites promoting e-cig use, according to University of Illinois at Chicago researchers. The study, published as a special supplement in the July 2014 issue of Tobacco Control released online June 16, has implications for future FDA regulations on the marketing of e-cigarettes and related products. “There’s this whole wild west of social media...

2014-06-17 12:39:17

Duke University Medical Center Combining two smoking cessation therapies is more effective than using just one for male and highly nicotine-dependent smokers who weren't initially helped by the nicotine patch, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. The findings, published online June 17, 2014, in the American Journal of Psychiatry, also support using an adaptive treatment model to determine which smokers are likely to succeed in quitting with nicotine replacement alone before...

2014-06-17 10:21:59

BMJ-British Medical Journal Widespread use underlines need for evaluation of health impact and role in quitting and/or nicotine addiction, say researchers E-cigarettes are mostly used by current smokers or would-be quitters, reveals an analysis of their uptake across 27 European countries, published online in Tobacco Control. But their widespread use among more than 29 million people underlines the need to evaluate the potential long term impact of e-cigarettes on health and their...

2014-06-17 08:31:49

LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gamucci Corporation Ltd today announced the creation of a new Scientific Products Division and the appointment of Adrian Marshall as Divisional CEO. It has been established to set the benchmark for innovation and quality in the electronic cigarette industry and to ensure Gamucci products meet future regulatory requirements. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140617/693125 ) Adrian has a strong background and...

Online Availability Of Electronic Cigarettes Is Exploding: Study
2014-06-17 08:45:29

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Both online and offline, e-cigarettes appear to be exploding in popularity and a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Diego has revealed the degree of diversity in complexity that has recently emerged in the industry. According to their report published in the journal Tobacco Control, the researchers found an average of 10 new e-cigarette brand names entered the online marketplace on a monthly basis from 2012...


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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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