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2012-04-26 23:01:19

Fort Worth in Texas considers hiring non-smokers only for health care cost-cutting.

2012-04-26 10:53:19

Millions of smoking-related deaths could still be prevented by 2030 if the World Health Organization smoking reduction policy is applied immediately worldwide, say University of Michigan researchers.

2012-04-26 10:52:04

Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again.

2012-04-26 10:50:26

The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene.

2012-04-23 22:16:15

New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.

2012-04-20 13:34:19

Exercise may help smokers to quit and remain smoke free, according to new data presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology.

2012-04-20 12:44:29

The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" smokers.

2012-04-20 12:39:04

A report released today at the World Heart Federation World Congress of Cardiology in Dubai reveals significant gaps in public awareness regarding the cardiovascular risks of tobacco use and secondhand smoke.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.