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2011-09-07 09:00:00

New site causing controversy with its brutally honest, unbiased electronic cigarette reviews New York, NY (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 A new web site, http://www.Top5ElectronicCigarettes.com is creating controversy in the nascent e-cigarette industry with its unbiased reviews of twenty leading electronic cigarette brands. The good, the bad, and the ugly are all revealed in a no-nonsense manner that sets the site apart from its competitors. However, this approach has not been well received by...

2011-08-10 13:00:00

NANUET, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based Total Environment Restoration Solutions, Inc. (TERS) is a full-service environment restoration company which, in addition to their water, flood, and sewage damage restoration services, performs fire damage mitigation to commercial and residential customers. TERS' fire damage restoration services include smoke removal and soot/fire residue cleanup in a new, fully green way. The company serves clients throughout New York (NY), New...

2011-08-05 00:00:03

SDRShop, the leading distributor of smoking accessories, and High Times magazine, the voice of the marijuana community, are joining forces to sponsor the 1st Annual Innovape Vaporizer Creation contest. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 The 2011 Innovape Vaporizer Creation Contest seeks to heighten the awareness of vaporization amongst the general population, stimulate the economy during the current recession, support ongoing legislation for the legalization of marijuana, and educate the...

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2011-06-29 08:11:56

In the summer of 2008, a lightning strike started a wildfire in eastern North Carolina that burned for weeks, blanketing nearby communities in smoke. An EPA study shows for the first time that smoke from this wildfire, which was fueled by peat (decayed vegetable matter found in swampy areas) can lead to an increase in emergency room visits for both respiratory and cardiovascular effects. This was the first study to report increased visits for symptoms of heart failure in counties exposed to...

2011-06-10 07:36:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- blu Cigs, the e-cigarette brand delivering superior style and flavor along with the freedom to enjoy smoking anywhere, has announced that it is the official electronic cigarette of The Midnight Rider, the world's largest luxury limousine - a 70-foot long, 14-foot high, 460-square foot vehicle featuring three full-sized lounges, a bar complete with hostess and bartender, a state-of-the-art sound system, and more. The Midnight Rider limo crew...

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2011-05-17 07:55:00

Cigarette smoking, forest fires and woodburning can release a chemical that may be at least partly responsible for human health problems related to smoke exposure, according to a new study by NOAA researchers and their colleagues. Using a custom mass spectrometer designed by the researchers, the NOAA-led team was able get the first look at levels of the chemical, isocyanic acid, in the atmosphere. Isocyanic acid has been difficult to detect with conventional measurement techniques. "We found...

2011-04-19 13:47:11

Cigarettes leave toxins on surfaces that can endanger infants Stepping outside to smoke a cigarette may not be enough to protect the lungs and life of a pregnant woman's unborn child, according to a new study in the American Journal of Physiology. The study, by researchers at the Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (LA BioMed), found prenatal exposure to toxic components of a newly recognized category of tobacco smoke"”known as "thirdhand...

2011-04-07 00:00:28

The Harvard Heart Letter examines whether the process of smoking fish destroys heart-healthy omega-3 fats. Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) April 06, 2011 A reader of the Harvard Heart Letter wrote with what seemed to be a simple question: Is it true that the smoking process destroys the heart-healthy omega-3 fats in salmon and other fish? Finding the answer took some doing, reports the April 2011 Harvard Heart Letter. Neither the American Heart Association nor the new Dietary Guidelines for...

2011-01-25 00:02:25

She woke up in the middle of the night choking; the house was filled with smoke. Orange County, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 Inventor, Sonja Zozula woke in the middle of the night choking. When she was able to gain her senses, she realized the entire house was filled with smoke. It took everything she had to rouse her sleeping husband who was lethargic and disoriented. She was screaming "the house is on fire!" "Get the baby out of the crib and go out on the deck!" Her husband could...

2011-01-24 08:50:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The air we breathe can negatively affect our hearts. However, using inexpensive, high-efficiency particle air (HEPA) filters reduces cardiovascular disease risk resulting from polluted air, according to a new study. The researchers studied healthy adults living in a small community in British Columbia where wood-burning stoves are the main sources of pollution. The researchers found that HEPA filters reduced the amount of airborne particulate matter, resulting in...


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2009-07-06 16:44:13

Haze is a type of atmospheric phenomenon where dust, smoke and dry particles in the air obscure the sky's clarity. Haze is created through various activities including farming, traffic pollution,and even wildfires. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) categorizes the obscuration of the Earth's atmosphere by a list of different types of atmospheric phenomena. One of these is haze. The other classifications are: fog, ice fog, steam fog, mist, smoke, volcanic ash, dust, sand, and snow....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.