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2006-02-01 15:10:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Indoor exposure to nitrogen dioxide (NO2) from gas-fueled stoves, even at levels well below the Environmental Protection Agency outdoor standard, may cause respiratory symptoms in asthmatic children living in multi-family housing units, new research suggests. Chronic exposure to indoor NO2 is a public health concern, in part, because more than half the households in the US have a source of NO2, usually a gas-fueled cooking appliance, lead author Dr. Kathleen...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'