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2014-03-31 23:36:31

The campaign’s third year is expected to create over 1,000 pledges from the anti-plastic community worldwide while gifting reusable glass straws to those who participate. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Did you know that over 500 million plastic straws are disposed of daily in the USA? Simply Straws, a small, family-owned company who manufacture beautiful, reusable glass straws will be launching their third annual Pledge Against Plastic Straws for the entire month of April. The...

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2005-06-28 15:28:34

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) -- People who savor their soft drinks may save their teeth some wear and tear by using a strategically placed straw, according to a new report. In excess, carbonated beverages, like other acidic drinks, can wear away the protective enamel on teeth, leading to tooth decay. While going easy on carbonated beverages is the best way to prevent tooth erosion, sipping them through a straw may offer some added protection. The key, say dentists at Temple University in...


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