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2012-03-18 23:00:45

Nature Vaper Corp announces their new business offering a broad selection of popular electronic cigarettes and accessories. Products are now available at their web-site http://www.NatureVaper.com. Future plans also include opening a retail store operation in the Grand Rapids area. Since their introduction in 2003, e- cigarettes have taken the world by storm. Millions of former smokers have either switched from smoking completely or greatly reduced their cigarette usage. Grand Rapids, MI....

2012-03-16 11:20:26

Understanding factors that promote smoking key to improving cessation rates Smoking, the leading preventable cause of mortality in the United States, continues to disproportionately impact lower income members of racial and ethnic minority groups. In a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health, Jason Q. Purnell, PhD, assistant professor at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, looked at how perceived discrimination influences smoking rates among...

2012-03-15 21:55:22

Younger adolescents exposed to movies that depict smoking are at greater risk of smoking than older adolescents, according to a study published March 14 in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Exposure to smoking depicted in movies can influence adolescent smoking habits; however, few studies have examined the relationship between exposure to smoking depicted in movies and the acquisition of established smoking behavior. Whether exposure to smoking depicted in movies carries a...

2012-03-15 21:35:07

NIH study examines the impact of tobacco control policies and programs, and the potential for further reduction in lung cancer deaths Twentieth-century tobacco control programs and policies were responsible for preventing more than 795,000 lung cancer deaths in the United States from 1975 through 2000, according to an analysis funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. If all cigarette smoking in this country had ceased following the...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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