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CDC US Smoking Rates Reach Historic Lows

CDC: US Smoking Rates Reach Historic Lows

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Smoking rates among US adults have dipped to an all-time low, falling from 20.9 percent in 2005 to less than 18 percent in 2013, according to new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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