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2012-03-15 17:16:35

Declines in cigarette smoking among Americans since the mid-1950s – particularly since tobacco-control policies and interventions were implemented after the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was released in 1964 – prevented nearly 800,000 lung cancer deaths between 1975 and 2000.

Surgeon General Warns About Youth Smoking
2012-03-08 11:54:07

The Surgeon General released a report today alongside a campaign that addresses smoking among youth and young adults.


Word of the Day
chickabiddy
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.
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