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2014-09-04 08:30:17

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco and alcohol increase for those who drink and smoke. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 443,000 people in the United States die of illnesses caused by tobacco each year. Meanwhile, about 88,000 die from alcohol-related illnesses. Diseases caused by smoking tobacco Smoking...

2014-09-03 08:33:12

Calls on Other Retailers to Halt Tobacco Sales CHICAGO, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association applauds CVS for removing cigarettes and all tobacco products from all CVS/pharmacy locations across the U.S. This is an important milestone for the health of the American people today and for generations to come. We are very pleased that CVS has accelerated its timeline to remove all tobacco products from its shelves. We urge all retailers - especially retailers with pharmacies...

electronic cigarette secondhand smoke
2014-09-02 05:11:51

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the single most easily preventable cause of death and disease is to eliminate tobacco use. Smoking can lead to many health issues including respiratory, cancer, heart disease, and blood problems. Over 480,000 Americans die each year due to cigarette smoking, and 41,000 of these deaths happen due to secondhand exposure to smoke. With the ever-growing popularity of...

Direct Correlation Between Smoking And Mortality
2014-08-26 03:48:14

University of Copenhagen A study based on blood samples from more than 55,000 Danes conducted by the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital shows a direct correlation between smoking and mortality. A special gene variant increases the risk of heavy smoking. The findings have been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. It is a fact that smoking is harmful and associated with deadly diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease. Researchers also...

2014-08-08 16:23:03

FDA Should Close Gaps by Addressing Marketing and Flavors that Appeal to Kids WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In public comments jointly filed today, 24 leading public health and medical organizations called on the Food and Drug Administration to issue a final rule to regulate all tobacco products by April 25, 2015 - one year after the FDA issued a proposed rule - and to reject a proposal to exempt so-called "premium cigars." The health groups also called on FDA...

2014-08-08 10:38:08

BMJ-British Medical Journal Smoking related deaths cut by up to 11 percent in prisons with long-term bans in place Prison smoking bans are associated with a substantial reduction in deaths from smoking related causes, such as heart disease and cancer, finds a US study published on thebmj.com today. Smoking related deaths were cut by up to 11% in state prisons with long-term bans in place. In the United States at year end 2011, there were 1.4 million people in state prisons. Fifty to...

2014-08-06 16:30:09

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO Nine leading economists have submitted a paper to the Food and Drug Administration that shows how the FDA's cost-benefit analyses of its proposed tobacco regulations are deeply flawed and vastly underestimate the benefits of these regulations. The paper was submitted as a public comment on the...

2014-07-28 23:00:13

Board of Trustees approves ability of College to position itself as a smoke/tobacco-free institution. Breathe Free campaign launched to promote a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Largo, MD (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Prince George’s Community College today announced its brand new campaign, Breathe Free, which supports efforts to create a smoke/tobacco-free environment and decrease the risk factors that contribute to preventable diseases associated with...

2014-07-17 16:15:14

University of York Research led by the University of York has highlighted the potential cancer risk in non-smokers – particularly young children – of tobacco smoke gases and particles deposited to surfaces and dust in the home. Until now, the risks of this exposure known as 'third hand tobacco smoke' have been highly uncertain and not considered in public policy. However, a new study published in the journal Environment International, has estimated for the first time the...

2014-07-14 12:26:47

Some parents may not recognize that there are also dangers of secondhand smoke outside of the home. Leading Brooklyn Pediatrician, Dr. Michael Gabriel, weighs in on the dangers for children. BOHEMIA, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Top Brooklyn Pediatrician Dr. Michael Gabriel of GPM Pediatrics comments on an article concerning the dangers of secondhand smoke, specifically to children. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140711/126313 According to the article...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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