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Extended Nicotine Patch Use Helps Some Smokers Quit

(PhysOrg.com) -- Quitting smoking is a hard task for anyone, but tailored cessation therapy may increase an individual’s chance of success, according to Caryn Lerman, PhD, Mary W. Calkins Professor of Psychiatry and Deputy ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Health
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Saving Lives With Cell Phones

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research shows that only one-third of people who have been trained in CPR will actually perform CPR in an emergency - the other two-thirds do nothing. Bystanders frequently state that they don't act because ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Other
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FDA clears TransOral robotic surgery developed at Penn

A minimally invasive surgical approach developed by head and neck surgeons at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine has been cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The da Vinci Surgical System ...

dateJan 04, 2010 in Other
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