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Smoking Cigarettes Can Take A Full Decade Off Your Life
2013-10-14 06:02:50

Two-thirds of all smokers die as a result of their tobacco-based habit, and lighting-up on a regular basis can reduce a person’s lifespan by a full decade, researchers from the Sax Institute in Australia claim in a new study.

2013-09-30 14:16:30

Nearly two-thirds of young children in low- and middle-income countries can identify cigarette brand logos.

2013-09-26 13:09:13

Smoking is a major public health problem, killing approximately 443,000 people every year in the United States.

Graphic Warnings Ineffective On Young Smokers
2013-09-05 11:45:56

According to a new UK-based youth study, graphic images on cigarette packaging do not deter young smokers from lighting up.

2013-07-23 10:45:29

Plain packaging for cigarettes seems to make tobacco less appealing and increase the urgency to quit smoking.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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