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Graphic Warning Labels On Cigarettes Help Smokers Recall Dangers Of Smoking
2012-06-15 12:20:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com Graphic warning labels on cigarette packaging can improve smokers' recall of the health risks associated with smoking, according to a study by the Perelman School of Medicine at UPenn. The findings on the study of 200 smokers, presented in the online edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found that 83 percent were able to remember the health warning if it was accompanied by a graphic image, and only 50 percent remembered text-only...

2012-06-12 23:03:45

Social Smoking wants to give smokers a choice with electronic cigarettes. They offer smokers a choice from cancer causing tobacco products. They are hoping to get smokers back into their social lives while allowing them to continue enjoying their smoking choice. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) June 12, 2012 Social Smoking is an electronic cigarette company out of Charlotte, NC. They want to help smokers kick their tobacco habit and get back into their social lives. The owners, being social...

2012-06-07 23:00:48

Electronic cigarettes used by many celebrities are available now at http://electroniccigarettehub.org according to the Consumer Reporter. (PRWEB) June 07, 2012 E cigarette free trial packs are now available at http://electroniccigarettehub.org These small battery powered devices are not only gaining popularity amongst addicted smokers but are also receiving recommendations from many celebrities who are now dumping their smoking habits and choosing smokeless electronic cigarettes instead....

2012-06-05 23:02:15

Electronic cigarette free trial kits offered by http://electroniccigarettehub.org (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 E cigarette free trial packs are offered now by http://electroniccigarettehub.org to help more people try smokeless cigarettes that have recently gained popularity amongst several celebrities. Kristen Stewart, known for her role in Twilight, recently revealed that she quit smoking. She said: “You can´t acknowledge it or else suddenly“¦you can´t think about...

2012-06-05 09:52:16

Impact of state spending on tobacco control not as clear, scientists report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine It's estimated that almost 23% of women enter pregnancy as smokers and more than half continue to smoke during pregnancy, leading to excess healthcare costs at delivery and beyond. In one of the first studies to assess smoking bans and taxes on cigarettes, along with the level of tobacco control spending, researchers have found that state tobacco control policies can...

2012-04-26 10:52:04

Ex-smokers should actively use them to help them stay quit, say authors Health warnings on cigarette packs can help ex-smokers stave off the urge to start smoking again, indicates research published online in Tobacco Control. The evidence to date suggests that health warnings on packs can deter non-smokers from starting to smoke and stop teens who dabble with cigarettes from becoming confirmed smokers. But it has not been clear whether they can actually help ex-smokers stay quit. The...

2012-04-20 12:44:29

New study presented at the World Congress of Cardiology organized by the World Heart Federation The successful implementation of smokefree legislation in Hong Kong has led to an overall decrease in the total number of smokers but the remaining smokers who are finding it difficult to quit are going on to become "hardcore" smokers, according to a new study from Hong Kong presented today at the World Congress of Cardiology. Hardcore smokers are defined as those smokers that are daily...

2012-03-28 23:03:12

World´s number one quit smoking site releases "Quitting Smoking Timeline" video emphasizing the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body quickly restores itself to health. Cumming, Georgia (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 QuitSmoking.com© today announced the launch of the second video in a series about the effects of smoking. This second video, "Quitting Smoking Timeline" emphasizes the positive effects of quitting smoking and how the body restores itself to health. The video...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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