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Non-Smoking Hotel Rooms Still Expose Guests To Third-Hand Smoke
2013-05-15 05:24:42

A new study suggests that guests staying in hotels that allow smoking are being exposed to potentially dangerous levels of tobacco and carcinogens even if they choose a non-smoking room.

2013-04-30 10:53:54

Smoking prevention in schools reduces the number of young people who will later become smokers.

NYC Officials Try To Raise Smoking Age To 21
2013-04-23 12:31:12

Undeterred by his latest loss on a city-wide soda ban, NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg is forging ahead with his newest health initiative – raising the smoking age from 18 to 21.

2013-04-16 11:04:11

This adds up to around 1900 fewer such admissions every year, the authors calculate, and confirms the value of public health interventions, such as smoking bans.

Researchers Develop Device To Detect Secondhand Smoke
2013-03-22 09:07:24

Researchers at Dartmouth College have developed a device that is capable of detecting secondhand smoke – a gizmo that could be a powerful new tool in those attempting to avoid exposure to tobacco.


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chauffeuse
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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