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Are E-Cigarettes More Effective Than NRT for Smoking Cessation?

February 15, 2019 Share this content: Throat or mouth irritation was reported more often in the e-cigarette group compared with the nicotine replacement group. Refillable e-cigarettes demonstrate greater efficacy for smoking cessation than nicotine replacement therapy when both products are accompanied by behavioral support. A 2-group, multicenter, pragmatic, individually randomized controlled trial was conducted at… Read More »

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds huge study

Most modern hip and knee replacements will last for 25 YEARS or more, finds study of more than 200,000 people Surgeons have been unable to tell patients the procedure’s long-term success Many procedures are repeated due to infection or wear and tear, costing money  Study found 80% of knee and 60% of hip replacements last… Read More »