Latest Passive smoking Stories

2013-03-08 01:00:49

Exposure to tobacco smoke may be more dangerous than previously thought, research says Nonsmokers, beware. It seems the more you are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke–whether it was during your childhood or as an adult, at work or at home–the more likely you are to develop early signs of heart disease, according to research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 62nd Annual Scientific Session. Researchers found that 26 percent of people exposed to varying...

2013-03-03 23:00:38

Florida´s Delray Recovery Center is a treatment facility that offers programs for addictions to drug and alcohol, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders that include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. With the goal of raising awareness of all types of addictions, the center released an infographic on the dangerous effects of nicotine. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Simply because a drug or substance is legal does not make it harmless, which is why Delray Recovery...

2013-02-14 13:36:05

Over a span of nearly 20 years, California's tobacco control program cost $2.4 billion and reduced health care costs by $134 billion, according to a new study by UC San Francisco. Additionally, the study -- covering the beginning of the program in 1989 to 2008 -- found that the state program helped lead to some 6.8 billion fewer packs of cigarettes being sold that would have been worth $28.5 billion in sales to cigarette companies. The study was designed to calculate the fiscal impact...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.