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2012-10-31 03:18:19

The dangers of smoking on smokers and their children are widely known but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Medicine demonstrates that nicotine exposure also causes asthma in the smoker's grandchildren. Asthma is a major public health problem. It is the most common chronic disease of childhood. While there are many factors which contribute to asthma maternal smoking during pregnancy is a well known, and avoidable, risk. During pregnancy nicotine can...

2012-10-22 04:03:18

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to quit smoking. In its support, http://electroniccigarettehub.org is distributing new electronic cigarette starter kits under its try before buy campaign, now with menthol and tobacco taste. (PRWEB) October 21, 2012 “I am delighted to say that it is 8 weeks today since I had my last conventional cigarette and I have no intention of smoking again, vaping yes,” gushed Linda, an electronic cigarette user....

2012-10-21 04:00:47

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to kick the habit. In its support, http://electroniccigarettehub.org is distributing free electronic cigarette starter kits under its try before buy campaign. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Mandy, from Addlestone was a heavy smoker but she managed to quit the habit even after smoking half a million cigarettes with the help of electronic cigarettes. She says, “I lost my daughter in 2008 and since then my son has been...

2012-10-21 04:00:15

Vapers learn the truth about liquid nicotine and how it has virtually no effect on human health. To order e-liquid or learn more about the different flavors, head over to eliquid.net. (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Electronic cigarette smoking is bigger than ever. Since its inception almost a decade ago, the number of tobacco smokers has steadily declined, a large majority of which switched to the use of electronic cigarettes instead. Long-term use inspires new innovations and technologies which...

US Food And Drug Regulator Requests Cigarette Advertising Review
2012-10-10 11:57:51

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested reconsideration of a ruling that rejected the enforcement of explicit images on cigarette advertising and packing, the Associated Press reports. The filing, made in the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, stated that the decision by the three-judge appeals panel should be reviewed. According to Bloomberg News, the panel decided that the requirement of explicit images of...

2012-10-09 04:04:02

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to quit smoking. In its support, http://electroniccigarettehub.org is distributing free electronic cigarette starter kits under its try before buy campaign. (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Tom Pritchard from South Carolina speaking about electronic cigarettes said, "I smoked regular tobacco cigarettes for more than fifty years and I have tried quitting several times in the past. Now I am using electronic cigarettes and I am...

2012-10-07 23:02:49

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to quit smoking. In its support, http://electroniccigarettehub.org is distributing free electronic cigarette starter kits under its try before buy campaign. (PRWEB) October 06, 2012 Charles of Brooklyn has been avid about electronic cigarettes since he started using it. He says of the electronic cigarettes, “Please, no matter what congress wants to do, keep selling this product because its helping people like...

2012-10-02 10:47:57

Researchers from the University of Alicante (Spain) have analyzed ten brands of cigarettes and found that the concentrations of certain harmful and carcinogenic substances vary significantly from one brand to another. Until now legislation has not covered these compounds and only establishes limits for nicotine, tar and carbon monoxide. Scientists have also developed catalysts to reduce the harmful products in tobacco. In accordance with current legislation, cigarette packets indicate the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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