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2012-06-08 23:00:19

Electronic cigarettes available at http://electroniccigarettehub.org can cheat the smoking bans at U.S. airports. (PRWEB) June 08, 2012 E cigarette risk free trial kits from http://electroniccigarettehub.org are a legal and clever way to get around smoking bans at airports and restaurants. According to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation, indoor smoking is completely banned at 27 of the 35 busiest U.S. airports. Soon it will be 28 because Denver International Airport, currently the...

2012-06-06 05:34:28

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Around 23% of women enter pregnancy as smokers, and more than half continue to smoke during pregnancy despite the health risks to the baby, excess healthcare costs at delivery and in the future.  Now, a new study shows tobacco control policies can curb this habit in pregnant smokers in addition to preventing a return to smoking within four months, on average, after delivery. “This is one of the first studies of pregnant women´s smoking in the new...

2012-06-05 09:52:16

Impact of state spending on tobacco control not as clear, scientists report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine It's estimated that almost 23% of women enter pregnancy as smokers and more than half continue to smoke during pregnancy, leading to excess healthcare costs at delivery and beyond. In one of the first studies to assess smoking bans and taxes on cigarettes, along with the level of tobacco control spending, researchers have found that state tobacco control policies can...

2012-05-10 23:13:13

A citywide ban on public smoking in Colorado led to significant decreases in maternal smoking and preterm births, providing the first evidence in the U.S. that such interventions can impact maternal and fetal health, according to an article in Journal of Women´s Health, a peer-reviewed publication from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available free on the Journal of Women´s Health website. Prenatal exposure to tobacco smoke—whether the mother is a smoker...

2012-04-26 23:01:19

Fort Worth in Texas considers hiring non-smokers only for health care cost-cutting. To help smokers prepare themselves in case the proposal gets implemented, SolarCigarette.com//blog advised quitting smoking with use of a smokeless cigarette. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) April 26, 2012 More and more policies are being cooked to counter smoking and its negative effects. The city of Fort Worth in Texas is contemplating the idea of hiring only non-smoking applicants to reduce the financial effect of...

2012-04-26 10:53:19

Millions of smoking-related deaths could still be prevented by 2030 if the World Health Organization smoking reduction policy is applied immediately worldwide, say University of Michigan researchers. Further, the number of smokers could have been reduced by 34 percent had the WHO policy been implemented globally in 2010. Researchers developed two sets of projections predicting smoking outcomes from 2010 to 2020 and then again to 2030, with or without the implementation of the smoking...

2012-04-26 10:50:26

But prevalence could be as low as 13 percent if WHO measures adopted The global prevalence of cigarette smoking among adults is set to fall by just 1.7 percentage points by 2030 if governments do not do more to intervene, finds research published online in Tobacco Control. But if World Health Organization (WHO) measures are adopted, global prevalence would fall from just under 24% in 2010 to just over 13% by 2030, predict the researchers. Smoking kills more than 5 million people...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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