Latest Smoke Stories

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.

2011-04-19 13:47:11

Stepping outside to smoke a cigarette may not be enough to protect the lungs and life of a pregnant woman's unborn child.

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.

2011-01-24 08:50:42

The air we breathe can negatively affect our hearts.

2011-01-12 16:41:14

Scientists are reporting that so-called "thirdhand smoke" — the invisible remains of cigarette smoke that deposits on carpeting, clothing, furniture and other surfaces — may be even more of a health hazard than previously believed.

2010-12-13 13:29:45

For some years now, consumers have been making increasing use of wood as a fuel – and not only on account of the rising cost of heating oil and natural gas.

2010-11-16 13:55:00

The metallic particles in the smoke emitted by fireworks pose a health risk, particularly to people who suffer from asthma.

2010-11-07 00:15:00

Annual National Daylight Savings Campaign Asks All Homeowners - "Change Your Clock, Change Your Fire Alarm Battery!" Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this Sunday, November 7th at 2am.

2010-11-02 22:06:00

Statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids WASHINGTON, Nov.

Latest Smoke Reference Libraries

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
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".