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Women Smokers Are Twice As Likely To Die Of Sudden Cardiac Death Than Non-Smokers
2012-12-12 10:46:58

Everyone knows that smoking is bad for their health. Studies have shown that even moderate to light smokers are taking a huge risk by lighting up.

Taxes Reduce Smoking
2012-11-30 19:54:59

According to a new study, as cigarette taxes increase, heavier smokers tend to cut back on puffing away on those cancer sticks.

US Judge Orders Cigarette Companies To Publicly Admit They Lied About Smoking Dangers
2012-11-28 08:47:56

US judge rules that cigarette makers must admit they lied about the dangers of smoking and also must run ads stating the true facts.

Reduce Smoking If You Can’t Quit
2012-11-19 20:00:07

Can't quit smoking? New research shows that maybe instead of going cold turkey, just admit defeat and try to reduce your cigarette intake instead.

A License To Smoke
2012-11-14 12:40:18

Two experts debate the merits of a "smoker's license" in this week's edition of PLoS Medicine

Lung Cancer Susceptibility In Asian Women Linked To Gene variations
2012-11-12 10:54:28

An international group of scientists has identified three genetic regions that predispose Asian women who have never smoked to lung cancer.

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.

2012-10-22 04:03:18

Nicotine addiction is one of the major challenges smokers face when trying to quit smoking.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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