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Smokers Pay Higher Hospital Costs For Surgery
2012-05-30 04:27:03

A study published in the June 2012 issue Journal of the American College of Surgeons reports that surgical patients who smoke tend to have higher hospital costs for elective general surgery than nonsmokers.


Word of the Day
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'.