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2012-08-05 23:02:30

After a new public smoking ban in Durham, North Carolina, a city with one of the strongest ties to the tobacco industry in the United States, is set to start this week the e-cigarette company,

2012-08-05 23:00:37

According to new reports from the Health and Retirement Study, an ongoing survey of Americans that has been in place since 1992, seniors have the hardest time when it comes to quitting smoking.

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2012-08-01 18:00:17

Even a condition as mild or feeling anxious, depressed or lonely could increase the risk of an early death, says to the new study.

2012-08-01 12:56:50

The risk was raised even at lower levels of distress that would not usually come to the attention of mental health services.

2012-06-29 06:16:14

An estimated 46 million Americans are current smokers, and approximately 70% of them wish they had never smoked, and want to quit. While it is the 4,000 chemicals within the burning cigarette that causes the health problems associated with smoking, it is the nicotine within the tobacco that keeps the smoker hooked.

2012-06-26 14:09:25

A new study comparing lung cancer death rates among women by year of birth shows dramatic differences in trends between states, likely reflecting the success or failure of tobacco control efforts.

2012-06-24 23:00:30

Electronic e cigarette starter kits, available at http://electroniccigarettehub.org/ are helping thousands of lifelong smokers quit the habit.

2012-06-18 05:42:48

Smoking quitlines have been heralded as an effective and inexpensive way to curb smoking addiction. Now, a new study reveals that they could potentially intervene in alcohol addiction as well.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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