Friday, June 29, 2018

Smoking Cessation Campaign In Taiwan Using NicCheck to Confirm Success Once Again

Milford, Massachusetts; 6/29/18 - Mossman Associates Inc. is pleased to announce that our NicCheck is being used once again within the Tobacco Control Division, John Tung Foundation for their smoking cessation contest.


Donald Mossman, President of Mossman Associates Inc. notes, "We are pleased to be able to contribute to these kinds of programs which are designed to help those people trying to quit smoking. Our NicCheck product has been shown to be effective when used to monitor a person’s nicotine consumption as they reduce their nicotine dependence. Our test is simple and because it is a rapid visual test, it is conducive to being run in the field, lending itself nicely to smoking cessation programs as well as spot checks and remote health locations”.


For more information contact:

Donald Mossman, President
Mossman Associates Inc.
9 Village Circle
Milford, MA 01757
www.nicotinetesting.com
508-488-6169 (P)
don@mossmanassociates.com

NicCheck Being Used Again In The Quit To Win Challenge



The 2018 campaign is in its 19th year and the number of individuals registered for the 2018 Challenge was 14,155.  Since the year 2000, more than 436,000 individuals have registered for the Challenge.



There are still 18.4% of Quebecers who smoke which represents close to 1.3 million people*.  Of those smokers, 60% want to stop.  Our statistics show that 2 out of 3 smokers succeed the 6-week Challenge.


As they have done in past years, Capsana uses the NicCheck test to confirm our main Challenge winners.  We are very appreciative of the help and support you have provided once again for our 2018 campaign

Monday, February 27, 2017

BioSound Healing Technologies Have Arrived In New England

BioSound Healing Technologies have been launched in a number of addiction facilities in New England.


BioSound Healing Therapy TM is a product that integrates Biofeedback, Music Therapy, Healing Sound Frequencies (Binaural Beats and Chakra Tones) and Guided Imagery and centers these techniques around a Sound Massage bed. 



The therapy is used as an Intervention tool to reduce stress and anxiety, promotes better sleep, reduces muscle tension and relieves withdrawal symptoms especially pain, which in turn reduces AMAs in treatment centers.  The product is not only an excellent intervention tool but an excellent teaching tool.  By teaching the patient how to use biofeedback, they take with them when they leave, a technique to be used as needed when they encounter triggers. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

NicCheck to be used to confirm smoking cessation in the “Quit to Win Challenge” in Quebec Canada.

NicCheck test has been as the evidence based test to be used to confirm smoking cessation in the “Quit to Win Challenge” being held in Quebec, Canada.

SMOKING ADDICTION.

Once again, Mossman Associates’ NicCheck test has been chosen to be the evidence based test used to confirm smoking cessation in the “Quit to Win Challenge” being held in Quebec Canada.  The 2016 edition of the “Quit to Win Challenge” annual campaign started on March 1st and will end on April 11th.  After that time winners will be selected and tested as they have done in previous years using our NicCheck product.

We are proud to continue our support of these types of contests”, quotes Donald Mossman, President of Mossman Associates. 
He continues, “Competitions like these in Romania, Canada, and Taiwan are instrumental in helping people break the smoking habit.  We look forward to working with other countries, universities and organizations that initiate on these types of programs”.

NicCheck is a dry chemistry dipstick for the semi-quantitative measurement of nicotine and nicotine metabolites in urine as an aid in the verification of a person’s true smoking status. This 15 minute test yields a semi-quantitative measurement of a person’s nicotine consumption based on the color intensity of the reaction found on the NicCheck test strips.

About Mossman Associates, Inc.

Mossman Associates, Inc is a privately held medical device company that specializes in rapid tests for physicians and researchers as well as equipment and reagents for the biotech industry.  Incorporated in 2001 the professionals at Mossman Associates Inc have been involved with cutting edge technology for over 30 years.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

NicCheck TO BE USED TO CONFIRM SMOKING CESSATION IN THE “QUIT TO WIN CHALLENGE” IN TAIWAN WITH THE JOHN TUNG FOUNDATION

NicCheck test has been as the evidence based test to be used to confirm smoking cessation in the “Quit to Win Challenge” being held in Taiwan.

Smoking Addiction.

Once again, Mossman Associates’ NicCheck test has been chosen to be the evidence based test used to confirm smoking cessation in the “Quit to Win Challenge” being held in Taiwan.  

 “We are proud to continue our support with this great organization”, quotes Donald Mossman, President of Mossman Associates. He continues, “Competitions like these in Romania, Canada, and Taiwan are instrumental in helping people break the smoking habit.  We look forward to working with other countries, universities and organizations that initiate on these types of programs”.


/NicCheck is a dry chemistry dipstick for the semi-quantitative measurement of nicotine and nicotine metabolites in urine as an aid in the verification of a person’s true smoking status. This 15 minute test yields a semi-quantitative measurement of a person’s nicotine consumption based on the color intensity of the reaction found on the NicCheck test strips./

For more information about NicCheck visit mossmanassociates.com




Friday, April 22, 2016

NicCheck Being Used Once Again As The Evidence Based Test For 2016 Quit & Win Contest


                                                   MEDIA RELEASE

In both Europe and United States cardiovascular diseases caused by smoking are the most numerous group from those preventable through healthy lifestyle choices.
             In 2014 Romania current smoking prevalence was 27%, decreasing with 3% as compared to 2012, but still with 1% above the European Union average. In the general population, ex-smokers prevalence was 13%.

             QUIT & WIN is an international campaign of smoking cessation organized in Romania since 2000 by the National Institute of Public Health (INSP) in partnership with the Association for Health, Education and Family (ASEF).

            Q&W proposes to daily smoker adults abstaining from tobacco between May 2nd and 29th. Participants are supported technically and morally during abstinence, and those who succeed qualify for a drawing of important prizes held by World No Tobacco Day on  May 31st.
The 2016 Campaign,  IX edition, features 2 prizes of  USD 1000 value each, consisting of two 11 days double sojourns at Health Centers Herghelia -Mures and Podis - Bacau. Additional awards are granted to healthcare professionals consisting of subscriptions to prestigious publications such as Viata Medicala (Medical Life) or British Medical Journal - Romanian edition. Campaign supporters – nonsmokers who enroll participants - will also enjoy prizes in kind of  health & prevention books offered by the Life and Health Publishing House (EVS).

             A checking of "tobacco free" status will be for sure applied to prize-candidates among those designated as winners by drawing, namely: testing of cotinine in urine, and a by-honor-statement of a witness. The stripes for testing presence of cotinine in urine are generously offered free of any charge to Q&W Romania since 2004 by Don Mossman&Associates (USA) to whom we express our full gratitude.

             National Institute of Public Health in Bucharest, ASEF and EVS lead a coalition bringing together county Departments of Public Health (DSP), family doctors, pulmonologists, pharmacists, antismoke associations, youth associations - that will distribute enrollment forms to a public as numerous as possible - with the objective to encourage many smokers to quit for good.

             Enrollment  forms can be downloaded from www.viatasisanatate.ro, www.sanatateplus.ro, www.asef.ro websites or can be personally picked up from INSP, 1-3 Dr. Leonte Street (in  University Hospital - University of Medicine & Pharmacy - INSP triangle, Cotroceni quarter) or from DSP county offices.

Before last decade of Quit & Win 2016 enrollment we address smokers who oscillates between YES and NO to seize this opportunity for tilting the balance of their lives towards LIFE AND HEALTH.

 Prof. dr. Radu Negoescu              Nicolae Florea                        Laura Vaţe

  National   Coordonator           ASEF Coordonator               EVS Coordonator 
 

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

MOSSMAN ASSOCIATES ANNOUNCES IT HAS BECOME THE NORTHEAST REPRESENTATIVE FOR BIOSOUND HEALING THERAPY

BioSound Healing Therapy is a novel product to keep people going through dependency programs to remain in them during those anxious times, reducing AMAs.

Milford, MA   May 15, 2015
Mossman Associates Inc is pleased to announce that we have become the Northeast representative for BioSound Healing Therapy. 

BioSound Healing Therapy is a product that integrates Biofeedback, Music Therapy, Sound Frequency Healing (Binaural Beats, Solfeggio frequencies and Charqes Tones) and Guided Imagery all centered around a Sound Massage, lounge style bed. 

The therapy uses full frequency sound to perform the massage which reduces stress and anxiety, promotes better sleep, reduces muscle tension and relieves withdrawal symptoms (especially pain), and reduces AMAs in treatment centers.  The therapy can be reimbursable by insurance, as our experience has shown in Florida at a low of $100 to a high of $200 per session.  The unit can be purchased, leased or rented so that you could be generating cash flow right from day 1 and the total cost of the therapy could be paid for by eliminating just 1 AMA. 

Don Mossman President of Mossman Associates is quoted as saying, “We are delighted to add this technology to our other products used in the in the treatment of drug, nicotine and alcohol addiction.  We have experience the positive effect that this technology can provide as well as witnessing it out in the field. 

About Mossman Associates, Inc.
Mossman Associates, Inc is a privately held medical device company that specializes in rapid tests for physicians and researchers as well as equipment and reagents for the biotech industry.  Incorporated in 2001 the professionals at Mossman Associates Inc have been involved with cutting edge technology for over 30 years.