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distracted driving up in teens
2014-06-13 05:36:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of teenagers who smoke cigarettes is at a 22-year-low, but nearly half of all high school students report having texted or emailed while driving, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study released Thursday. The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) report found cigarette smoking rates among high school students has dropped to 15.7 percent. However, the CDC study, which...

2014-06-12 23:01:27

Craig Nabat, President of Freedom Laser Therapy, commends Warren Buffett for his decision not to make new investments in cigarette companies and offers $10,000 worth of the new Freedom Quit Smoking System to help his employees quit. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Freedom Quit Smoking System blog honors an influential American who has begun to change his view about promoting smoking or investing in Big Tobacco. Warren Buffett was once quoted as saying, that he likes cigarette...

2014-06-12 16:25:43

But More Must be Done to Further Drive Down Cigarette Smoking and Stubbornly High Rates of Cigar and Smokeless Tobacco Use WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO In terrific news for America's health, the CDC's National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) released today shows that the smoking rate among high school students dropped to...

2014-06-09 12:32:10

NEW YORK, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They're supposed to be better than smoking real cigarettes. At least that's what consumers are told. But, is that really the case? Electronic cigarette "e-cigarette" lawsuits are popping up everywhere lately and there's no telling what kind of information may come out about the possible detrimental side effects of using these products. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140123/NY51061LOGO It was recently revealed by the Food & Drug...

2014-06-06 16:24:49

RONKONKOMA, N.Y., June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearette Electronic Cigarette Company is broadening their reach into the European electronic cigarette market, with expansion plans now focusing on all EU member states in addition to Clearette's presence in the United Kingdom. Few U.S. based electronic cigarette companies have made the move into global markets, where the risk of establishing an unfamiliar brand can be offset by the huge reward of tens of millions of consumers....

2014-06-03 08:28:44

New Report Offers a Global Perspective on Tobacco in America WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report entitled "A Half Century of Avoidable Death: A Global Perspective on Tobacco in America," ("Avoidable Death") released today by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), examines U.S. tobacco control efforts in the fifty years since the release of the 1964 Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health - viewed through a global lense. Tobacco is the number one cause of...

2014-06-02 23:02:17

Market Publishers Ltd and ERC signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by ERC. London, UK (PRWEB) June 02, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and ERC signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by ERC. In her comments on the recent partnership...

2014-06-02 12:25:58

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Youth exposure to television ads for electronic cigarettes increased by 256 percent from 2011 to 2013, exposing 24 million U.S. kids to these ads, according to a study published today in the journal Pediatrics. The researchers predicted that "if current trends in e-cigarette television...

WHO Calls For Higher Taxes On Tobacco Products To Save Lives
2014-05-30 10:48:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ahead of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) conference, which is slated for later this year, the UN’s health arm is using World No Tobacco Day to call on countries to raise taxes on tobacco products. The tobacco epidemic results in six million deaths annually across the globe, of which more than 600,000 are non-smokers who die from breathing in the toxic second-hand smoke of cigarette users. Unless we act...

2014-05-29 12:30:23

LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamucci was awarded the 'Best Electronic Cigarette' brand award at the recent Consumer Choice Awards 2014. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140529/689826 ) The innovative awards ceremony, organised by Brand Weekly, is based on the real views of consumers who nominate and vote for products and services themselves. This new approach reflects the growth of social media and other online platforms which has meant...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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