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Harmful Pollutants From Smoking In Cars Exceeds WHO's Guidelines
2012-10-16 15:50:37

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A study has found that smoking in cars pumps out harmful pollutants that exceed the World Health Organization's (WHO) indoor air quality standards. Authors, from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, reported in the journal Tobacco Control that they found smoking in cars even with the windows open and the air conditioner switched on can affect the health of any child passengers. The researchers took measurements of seventeen...

2012-08-13 12:50:22

Researchers at Moffitt Cancer Center who surveyed employees and patients about a ban on outdoor smoking at the cancer center found that 86 percent of non-smokers supported the ban, as did 20 percent of the employees who were smokers. Fifty-seven percent of patients who were smokers also favored the ban. The study appeared in a recent issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. “Policies restricting indoor worksite tobacco use have become common over the last 10...

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2012-08-07 20:44:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you are freaked out by the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's graphic anti-smoking ads on television, then prepare for more goosebumps. The federal government said that this round of television ads worked so well that it plans to do another round next year, USA Today reported. The ads ran for 12 weeks in spring and early summer, featuring smokers who have had the worst of the worst dealt to them due to their...

2012-08-05 23:00:21

After the city of Atlanta issued a new smoking ban in the city, http://www.trafficandleads.com/bull-smoke-review-and-promo-code/, launched a new offer on their electronic cigarette starter kits for area residents to get e-cigarettes that are not banned by the new restrictions. Houston, TX. (PRWEB) August 05, 2012 After a city-wide ban was made in Atlanta to prevent tobacco use in city parks the electronic cigarette company, TrafficAndLeads.com, launched a new offer on their e-cigarette...

2012-07-28 23:01:34

Tobacco consumption has increased on a global basis over the past five years, although smoking rates have declined in several markets, including the United States, Australia and Japan. However, price increases have offset lower smoking rates in several cases, and increased demand for higher priced premium brands from developing countries has driven revenue growth over the past five years. As global economic conditions improve, demand for higher priced, premium products is expected to...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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