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Hookah Smoking Increasingly Popular
2013-09-09 11:25:43

While cigarette smoking appears to be declining, smoking tobacco through a hookah or water pipe is increasingly popular among teens and young adults.

Old Smokers Still Die Earlier Than Non-Smokers
2013-09-02 09:31:00

A new study presented at the European Society of Cardiology has found smokers who live to be 70 could have lived at least four years longer if they had just snuffed the habit in their earlier years.

2013-08-22 11:26:17

Smokers with more severe nicotine dependence are more likely to gain weight when they try to quit.

2013-08-16 10:30:26

Patients who participated in a smoking-cessation program during hospitalization for mental illness were able to quit smoking and were less likely to be hospitalized again for their psychiatric conditions.

2013-07-10 15:25:34

New insights into why obese cigarette smokers experience a high risk of heart disease suggest that cigarette smoke affects the activity of hundreds of key genes that both protect the heart and lungs and expose them to damage.

2013-07-09 14:58:49

Many state and local governments have banned smoking in parks and on beaches on the basis that passive smoke is a risk for non-smokers, cigarette butts pollute the environment, and seeing people smoke poses a long-term risk to children.

Electronic Cigarettes May Provide Some Cessation Benefits
2013-06-26 05:32:09

Nearly one in ten smokers were no longer using traditional cigarettes after spending a year using e-cigarettes, according to new research appearing in the latest edition of the journal PLOS ONE.

2013-06-25 19:19:10

The incidence of lung cancer in women affects an estimated 516,000 women worldwide, of which 100,000 are in the United States and 70,000 in Europe.


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logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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