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2013-09-10 11:06:06

Scotland and other nations to set target year for ending tobacco use As the Tobacco End Game conference takes place in New Delhi, India, this week, The World Heart Federation today calls on countries worldwide to follow the example set by nations such as Finland, New Zealand, and Scotland to set a target year to end tobacco use in their populations. Ending tobacco use in this sense means reducing population smoking levels to 5% or below, as well as implementing further measures in the...

2013-09-07 23:04:33

Smoking has a great influence on both people's health and relationships. Recently, MillionaireMatch.com discovered that almost 22.21% of people on its site will not date a match who smokes. Los Angeles California (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 According to the report "How many people use tobacco?"on August 08, 2012, there are 43.8 million people (or 19% of all adults) who smoke cigarettes in the United States. Later an article " Secondhand Smoke Kills 42,000 Nonsmokers a...

E-cigarette Use Doubles Among Teens
2013-09-06 12:40:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), electronic cigarettes are becoming increasingly popular among middle and high school students. In just one year, the number of teens who say they smoke these battery-powered devices has doubled. Today’s report could have a lasting effect on the future of the devices, as the FDA investigates how much, if any, regulatory oversight will be placed on...

2013-09-02 10:17:50

Second-hand smoke increases the risk of coronary artery disease and acute myocardial infarction. For this reason, health policies aimed at reducing tobacco consumption and public smoke exposure are strongly recommended. Dr Porretta said: "Canton Ticino (CT), which is one of the 26 cantons of the Swiss Federation, was the first Swiss canton to introduce a smoking ban in April 2007. We had the opportunity to assess the long-term impact of the smoking ban on the incidence of ST-segment...

2013-08-23 23:04:17

Pixotine is an incredibly innovative solution to an age-long problem; a way to get that nicotine buzz without cigarettes, smelly clothes, spit cups, fire hazards or haughty glances from passersby. It almost sounds too good to be true, but with Pixotine, the Original Nicotine Toothpick, fantasy is reality! Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 If there is any feeling all smokers understand, it’s frustration. Frustration with the inability to smoke indoors, frustration with the challenges...

Heart Attack Risk Factors
2013-08-22 04:29:27

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In the absence of other contributing factors, men between the ages of 48 and 60 are at moderate to severe risk of suffering a heart attack, according to new research appearing in the International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. By comparison, in the absence of other risk factors (such as alcohol consumption, smoking and high blood cholesterol), women over the age of 50 only face a mild cardiac risk, Subhagata...

2013-08-07 23:01:52

American Lung Association in Indiana: Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the scientific journal Preventing Chronic Disease reports that an Indiana smokefree law would not harm the restaurant and bar industry. This finding is based on an analysis of data from local jurisdictions in nine states, including Indiana. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Smokefree restaurant and bar laws are good for health, and a new study published in the...

2013-08-01 23:21:45

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp® attempts to submit an invention, Gaming Video Smoke Eliminator, to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 "While playing video games in public, I was confronted by a person that was blowing his second hand smoke in my face, and neither of us wanted to move to a different video game machine because we were both winning our respective games," said an inventor and gaming enthusiast from Santa Fe, N.M. "He gave me the...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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