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One Hookah Session Equals 100 Cigarettes But Students

One Hookah Session Equals 100 Cigarettes, But Students Believe They Are Safer

John Hopton for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new University of South Florida (USF) study has found that students believe hookah pipes to be a safer way of smoking than cigarettes, despite the fact that the World Health Organization...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.